Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles

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Dedicated to exploring the American West's diverse cultural history, Autry Museum of the American West features more than 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts. The museum is well known for its comprehensive collection of Native American artworks, considered to be one of the most important collections in the country, and its extensive collection of western frontier firearms. You may have the opportunity to do a craft, practice a native dance, or pan for gold as you soak up the culture of the American West. Grab a bite to eat at the on-site cafe, which honors the West's varied cultures through its menu. You can pick up a memento of your visit at the gift shop, which sells music, fine art, Native American jewelry, Western memorabilia, and more. To visit Autry Museum of the American West and get the most from your holiday in Los Angeles, create itinerary details personal to you using our Los Angeles online trip builder.
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  • I stopped in as I was staying nearby in Glendale. I also happened to go on the day of the month when they have free admission. In spite of this, the museum was not busy and I was able to explore... 
    I stopped in as I was staying nearby in Glendale. I also happened to go on the day of the month when they have free admission. In spite of this, the museum was not busy and I was able to explore...  more »
  • Happened to be in town during celebration of a special anniversary for Griffith Park, we had a wonderful time checking out the exhibits, and were lucky to see presentations by a few writers. Lots of....  more
    Happened to be in town during celebration of a special anniversary for Griffith Park, we had a wonderful time checking out the exhibits, and were lucky to see presentations by a few writers. Lots of....  more »
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  • Just drove down here from Lake Arrowhead for the “Masters of the American West” show. Guess what? They are closed! This is an insanely incompetently run museum. You never know if they are open, if the gift store is open or if the cafe is open. They also don’t answer the phone, but will let you leave a message on the membership line. You know, the one where they take your money. Please move the masters show so I don’t have to come here anymore.
  • Great museum right off the freeway. Beautiful collections and their theatre shows are awesome. The grounds are nice and the cafe is good. The parking is easy.

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