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Museum of Western Film History

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Highly recommend!

If you are a western film and actor/actress fan, this is the place to visit. So much history and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hotspringqueen
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California
Takes me back

If you were (are) a fan of old black and white westerns, as I am, this a place you should... read more

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Esa K
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The Museum of Western Film History is America’s leading institution of Western Film history that pays tribute to the legendary heroes and heroines of America’s West. Founded in 2006 the museum, located in Lone Pine, Ca, collects, preserves and...more
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701 South Main, Lone Pine, CA 93545
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are a western film and actor/actress fan, this is the place to visit. So much history and memorabilia to see. It is bring back great memories.

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Reviewed yesterday

If you were (are) a fan of old black and white westerns, as I am, this a place you should definitely visit! Lots of memorabilia from early 20th century to semi-recents such as Tremors and Django Unchained, all filmed in the nearby Alabama Hills. Check...More

Thank Esa K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was awesome to see the nostalgia of films past. If you enjoy history of film, this is the place to be.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You will be most interested if you are a fan of older western movies, but also info about Star Wars and Tremors. Tons of memorabilia, costumes and movie posters. Nice gift shop on site and some chairs throughout for those needing to rest a moment....More

Thank SMGrandma
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum isn't large, but had plenty of good western film history. The projector was broken, so we weren't able to see the film, but wish we could have.

Thank 6camaro7
Reviewed 6 days ago

Since I am not a western film buff I didn't get much out of this museum. I think this place would be cool for someone of the John Wayne era.

Thank Mindi B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad was born in Lone Pine and his parents used to visit the Alabama Hills while Western films were being shot. I had to stop in and see what they had on this topic. There are many exhibits that cover the early era of...More

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Lone Pine for the movies and was not disappointed. Memories from my childhood came flooding back. I learned a lot, especially from the movie played every 30 minutes. All movie fans deserve to treat themselves to a Lone Pine visit.

Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lone Pine Film History Museum celebrates the movies filmed in the Alabama Hills. The have a well done 15 minute film. Exhibits included Lone Ranger, Rawhide and Iron Man. Wheelchair accessible. In the museum you can get a map of the locations were filming...More

Thank JerseyJosie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of the Owens Valley sit a rare jewel to film industry. With over 200 films filmed here this place is rich with movie history. The museum is packed with displays and exhibits centered around the film industry. An it has not stopped,...More

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