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Autry Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
+1 323-667-2000
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
+1 323-667-2000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you feel like me and Willie Nelson that "Our Heroes have always been Cowboys," then you will love your time in the Autry Museum. There is an immense amount TV and movie memorabilia in the collections and the current exhibit focusing on children's toys...More

Thank Cliff N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't know what to expect and only decided to go because there was a photography exhibition going on. It is a beautiful building with a lot of interesting pictures, statues and memorabilia. Not a full day by any means so add it to the...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is an extremely well presented collection of cowboy memorabelia from a fascinating authentic chuck wagon used during the 1800s to a toy plastic replica of Batt Masterson's "Buntline Special," which I owned as a kid. If you're in your 6th, 7th, or 8th...More

Thank GregoryMadison_WI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents came for a visit and I was looking for somewhere different to take them. Then I came upon the Autry Museum. It was perfect for us because I was able to take them to the Griffith Observatory in the morning and then we...More

Thank gogovinda108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When my twin boys were little I'd take them at least every few months and there wasn't the obligatory "Oh no not AGAIN boooooring" parental lament. I LOVED it. Still do. You can spend a whole afternoon and enjoy every minute of it. Go for...More

Thank LocalLALALocal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this museum. Albeit you have to love history to enjoy it. But during my visit they had an exhibit called Play which my 2 year old loved. Staff is always friendly, parking is free, free guided tours during certain times and they are...More

Thank gabriel d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has interesting permanent art exhibits and a fantastic outdoor exhibit where kids of all ages can pan for "gold" and see a bit of the American West. In addition, there are unusual temporary museums that make the is a spot to return to...More

Thank travel72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are one of the crazy by Western history, is a good place to spend 2 hours there. Has the indian crafts, and some of the clothes and thing from that era.

Thank Maria do Carmo P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here several times with people from age 4 to 91. Something for everyone at this museum. Always easy to park (can't take this for granted in LA,) and right across from the LA Zoo if you want to spend the morning outdoors and the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

a beautifully located museum across from the LA Zoo. from the outside it looks very southwestern. .one portion is devoted to Gene Autry and the rest of that era of cowboys. a wonderful journey down memory lane. the majority of the museum is devoted to...More

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Janet F
1 November 2015|
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Response from foodhoundBurbank_Ca | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about tours. Suggest using Uber or renting a car...Costco has great rates for members. Might want to check Burbank area hotels since Disney and Warner studios in area.