Educational Resources

Museum Teacher Program | 3–5

Tongva: The First Peoples of Los Angeles

Students will answer the question “How did the Tongva use their knowledge of the land and the environment to survive?” by analyzing natural resources and human made artifacts from three different...

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Museum Teacher Program | 3–5

Trails West

Students will determine how and why people traveled along six western trails across the American West during the mid-1800 by using maps and replica artifacts.

painting of western landscape with snow capped mountains surrounding a valley

Land Acknowledgment

The Autry Museum of American West acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). We recognize that the Autry Museum and its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Gabrielino/Tongva peoples and we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

The Autry Museum in Griffith Park

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Located northeast of downtown, across from the Los Angeles Zoo.
Map and Directions

Free parking for Autry visitors.

Tuesday–Friday 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Tuesday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.