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Autry Museum of the American West

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my visiting family and it was a great relaxing visit. Lot of interesting this about the the old west. It's also close to the Zoo, so it can be a great starting point before the LA Zoo.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank liketotravel619
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year I used to take my fifth grade classes from the school where I taught. They always enjoyed visiting this museum as it fit so well into our Social Studies curriculum. The docents were amazing. On another trip, I even took my grandson to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JerryFischer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great museum too go through in a couple of hours. The special exhibits were interesting and added much to the experience. The salad at the cafe was just mediocre and the kale was wilted. We had a very good time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

What an amazing museum loads to look at some brilliant exhibits. Plenty of parking , very friendly staff excellent cafe . Just a nice relaxing visit away from the hustle off LA . Would recommend this place for everyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael E
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We hadn't been here for a number of years...we weren't sure what to expect. It was easy to get to, the museum folks were helpful, senior admission was reasonable, lunch was good. We enjoyed the museum. Wished there were more exhibits on Mr. Autry

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 417peggyw
Reviewed 9 December 2018

This is not only for fans of Gene Autry (though I count myself as one), but for anyone who loves the Old West. There are extensive permanent collections and a few galleries for changing exhibitions. The theater puts on a program of movie Westerns on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James P
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Definitely a place for those who are interested in general history or old Hollywood. Might be a little boring to others, but if you're into it, they have really cool exhibits and tons of information.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cristine4412
Reviewed 23 November 2018

I didn't know what to expect from the Autry Museum when we went there and was surprised and pleased by what I found. First, let me comment that they offer free admission to veterans so if you're a veteran, make sure you have some proof...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank P Michael H
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

We came to see the an art exhibit here and were very pleased with the artwork, mostly of Native American Indians of the old west. Beautiful. We also enjoyed the old west history in the museum itself including learning about Gene Autry and other cowboys...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank travelingCAgal
Reviewed 14 November 2018

It was a treat breaking away from meetings, what a cute little museum packed with information, everything you need to know about the West, the tour guide was outstanding with really in-depth explanation of California history.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.
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