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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: 13236672000
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Very enjoyable and relaxing place to go!

I was very pleasantly surprised at how enjoyable this museum was to visit and tour. Not that I had low expectations - I'd been meaning to go given it's in Griffith Park and had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was very pleasantly surprised at how enjoyable this museum was to visit and tour. Not that I had low expectations - I'd been meaning to go given it's in Griffith Park and had been past it several times. I was just thoroughly impressed with the amount of memorabilia, photos, and good old fashioned information and facts it had. I... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everyone knows that Griffith Park is great to visit but what is not so known is that the Autry Museum of the American West is adjacent to it. Gene Autry is a legion to Southern California. See the early film making years of Hollywood. You just might also time it right to have a visiting exhibit.

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Thank Todd J
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many great exhibits to see here. Definitely worth exploring! It's a bit busy on free days, but I would recommend trying to go those days unless you're a big Western history/culture buff. Admission is also free for Eat, See, Hear movie patrons, so check that out as an option too!

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Thank EmBentley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum had several exhibits to enjoy. The admission prices were very reasonable too. The photography was amazing and truly enjoyed the western tv exhibit. It was a great way to enjoy a summer day in LA. They also have panning for gold!

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Thank Linda R
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A small admission price for such a wonderful museum. FREE DAYS on the second Tuesday of every month. This museum has exhibitions, music, festivals and performing arts. All dedicated to the history of the American West, from all nationalities that found themselves out West. Check out their web site for events.

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Thank 1eriam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit. Galleries of artwork in addition to permanent collection relating to the West, Westerns/entertainment and culture. Beautiful facility across from the zoo

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Thank DGK13
Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was passing close to the Gene Autry Museum and I had been wanting to go there for a long time, so... I did! After paying my senior rate ($6.00) I was inside the Autry at last. They had a wonderful photography exhibit with Ansel Adams and others. Then, I proceeded into the area with marvelous sculptures by Remington and... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a little over 2 hours to see all the exhibits, but well worth it. The staff and displays were top notch. A place I would love to bring my students.

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Thank Opie T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tour. Beautiful museum. Highly recommended it. A lot to see. The displays are beautiful and very detailed. Give yourself ar least 2 hours to read and enjoy it. The tour comes with the paid admission. Nice little escape on a hot summer day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wished we had more time to view all the items in this museum! Very many historic items brought us back to the Western era. Many unique displays were well labeled.

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