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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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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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The there's gold in them there hills!

Enjoyed our visit. We are still a bit jet-lagged, so this was a nice and not too strenuous outing. Interesting to see a bit about the history of the American west. Probably the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit. We are still a bit jet-lagged, so this was a nice and not too strenuous outing. Interesting to see a bit about the history of the American west. Probably the highlight for us was panning for gold (included in cost) and sitting in air-conditioned comfort in the auditorium listening to a country music singalong.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the section on old Hollywood westerns. There is a great kids area down on the first floor. If you time it right there is some evenings with live music in the summer

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Valley Village
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took family here when they visited - - it's a hidden gem! We have enjoyed the exhibit beautiful beaded work, along with a great array of art, both modern and historic.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 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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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

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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