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Autry Museum of the American West

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Address: 4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Phone Number: +1 323-667-2000
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Explore art, history, and culture at the Autry Museum of the American West....

Explore art, history, and culture at the Autry Museum of the American West. Located in beautiful Griffith Park, the Autry presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs-including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music-and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach. The Autry's collection of more than 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts includes the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, one of the largest and most significant collections of Native American materials in the United States.

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The Autry Museum offered so much more than we expected

The "Life and Work of Mabel McKay" exhibit (about a Native American master basket weaver and healer) was so captivating that we didn't get to see all the rest of the museum. My... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "Life and Work of Mabel McKay" exhibit (about a Native American master basket weaver and healer) was so captivating that we didn't get to see all the rest of the museum. My partner was fascinated by videos of the history of "Westerns" in TV and the movies. And the f/64 photography exhibition thru Jan. 8 is wonderful. Everything here... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see for people interested in Western history. The gun display is amazing. We did not allow enough time to explore the entire museum. Plan on being there for 4 hours or so.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to a Native American Art show held at the Museum and was impressed with the show and the museum. The collection is first rate and the facility is very nice. The Museum features Western and Native American Art (older and contemporary) and offers many programs. The Museum store offers a nice selection of books and gifts. The cafe on... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped here on a Friday right at the opening time. There were several school groups also coming on buses that day. I had this on my list to visit as it was listed as one of the top 10 Old West Museums in the US. The parts about the Old West didn't disappoint. They have some items that are... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed going to the Autry Museum of the American West. Its a superb museum to go to.We have been many times. They have a very nice special exhibit called California Continued that we had not seen; it was well done We were there also on a special event week-end where we shopped and enjoyed seeing the American Indian Arts... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Autry Museum is in Griffith Park, but not the easiest to find. It is not large and there are not a lot of great signs. Just make sure to get to Western Heritage Way and you will see it. The place is spotless and I have never seen it crowded. It is for Southwest lovers and lovers of old... More 

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West Hills, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is right in front of the Los Angeles Zoo, just off the 5 Freeway. A great little museum with a farmer's market out front on Saturday morning with fresh made goods.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my wife is a huge western fan. was upset last year we did not have the opportunity to get to the museum. so this year was one of the first things to do. impressed with all the western memorabilia. especially the gene autry repeating cap gun - was made in a factory in my home town in ohio - but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called to see the Native American Indian exhibit but also enjoyed the TV/Movie Cowboy exhibit too. Being able to 'ride' with a backdrop of cattle ranching was hilarious to watch!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Extra day in LA and went to Autry Museum. Did not expect much but it turned out to be one of the highlights of trip . Took tour with docent-- which added greatly to experience. An enjoyable combination of art, history and nostalgia.

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