Autry National Center

Event Highlights

Native Voices First Look Series: Then & Now

Thursday, September 25, 7:30 p.m.

What is the history and legacy of the Indian boarding school and how does it inform or haunt Native Americans today? This free staged reading is presented as part of Native Voices at the Autry’s 2014–2015 season, themed “Legacy and Loss: Stories From the Indian Boarding School.” More

Annual Gala

Saturday, September 27, 6:00 p.m.

This black-tie or dressy Western evening includes a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, an elegant dinner, entertainment, and the presentation of the Spirit of the West Award. More

Inside The Autry

News and Updates

Please note: The museum, store, and cafe will close at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 27.

Memories of the Mother Road (Wall Street Journal)

Autry's Route 66 exhibition examines roots of the American vacation (Los Angeles Times)

What Visitors Are Saying

If you're into the development of the West, the gold rush, the history of L.A … this place is pretty cool.

– Michael G., Yelp

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Collections Spotlight

The History of Wells Fargo & Company is inseparable from the history of the American West. The stagecoach and six horses – the symbol that is synonymous with Wells Fargo – recalls a time when the stagecoach was the dominant means of long-distance transportation and communication.

The Motoring Explorer – Philip Johnston and the American Southwest: The rise of auto tourism played out in the Auto Club’s member magazine—originally titled Touring Topics before a name change to Westways in 1934—especially in the work of Philip Johnston, the author of 120 articles between 1925 and 1962.

Capturing California’s Romantic Past – The Watercolor Works of Eva Scott Fenyes: This online exhibition features slideshows and stories behind 56 watercolors of California adobes by Eva Scott Fenyes in the Autry’s collection.

The Colt Revolver in the American West: This online exhibition features slideshows and the stories behind 130 Colt artifacts in the Autry's collection.

Spanish Songs of Old California: This online exhibition focuses on Charles Lummis’s turn-of-the-century project to preserve, by recording, the traditional music of Southwestern Indian and Hispanic cultures.

History and Cultures of Mexico and the Southwest: The Autry National Center’s permanent collection of colonial Latin American artifacts includes objects that exemplify the material culture of New Spain's northern frontier or "borderlands."

More Than a Dream – Aviation Development in Southern California: An online exhibition from the collections of the Automobile Club of Southern California Archives.

Locations and Hours

The Autry in Griffith Park

The Autry in Griffith Park

Museum and Store Hours
Tuesday–Friday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Closed Mondays except Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents’ Day, when admission is free.

See details about our holiday schedule.

Guided Tours
Saturday and Sunday*: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

* Tours are not available on the first two Sundays of the month.

Admission
Adults: $10
Students w/ID and Seniors (60+): $6
Children (3–12): $4
Autry members, active military personnel and veterans, peace officers, and children under 3: Free
Location
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Located northeast of downtown, across from the Los Angeles Zoo.

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Accessibility
All areas of the museum, including restrooms, are wheelchair accessible. Free wheelchairs and strollers are available for check-out on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus

Museum Hours
Saturdays: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Admission
Free
Location
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065

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4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 Phone: 323.667.2000

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