Director William A. Wellman made several powerful films that examine the interconnectedness of violence, justice, and honor on the American frontier. Wellman's Academy Award-nominated film The Ox-Bow Incident stars Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, and Henry Morgan. More
See a pop-up exhibition and hear from leaders working to repair and restore the West. More
The permanent collection is simply incredible and gives the visitor a very nice overview of the history of the American West.–Tripadvisor comment, 2014
A Woman of the West The entire photographic work of Theo Westenberger is housed in the Libraries and Archives of the Autry National Center of the American West.
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.
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.
Closed Mondays except Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents’ Day, when admission is free.
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* Tours are not available on the first two Sundays of the month.
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