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Self-guided Visits during the School Year

Tuesday - Friday 12-4 p.m. (Jan. 16 - May 31, 2024)

The Autry in Griffith Park

Appropriate For:
Student Groups


Discover, imagine and explore the many stories of the American West through self-guided visits. Schools may explore the museum at their leisure until their bus departure time. Schools may have lunch on the south lawn picnic style prior to their self-guided entrance at noon. 

Adult requirement

Adult chaperones are required for all student programs. A minimum of one (1) adult chaperone per every six (6) students is required for your visit. Failure to meet the minimum adult chaperone requirement may result in the cancellation of your visit to the museum.


If you are registering several classes, please make a separate reservation for each class (of up to 35 students) per program.

Upon completing your reservation, the School Tour and Group Sales Coordinator will be in contact via email with your confirmation letter. If you have questions or concerns, please email

Educational Programs at the Autry are sponsored by:

Dean and Laura Beresford · Molly and Neal Brockmeyer · Vince and Colleen Caballero · Capital Group · David F. Eisenberg · The Georgina-Fredrick Children's Foundation · Christy McAvoy · Marleen and Bruce Rognlien · Robert E. Ronus · Brenda and Gary Ruttenberg · The Steinmetz Foundation · Virginia F. Stevenson · Thelma Pearl Howard Foundation

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.

Food Trucks are available on select days, contact us for details at 323.495.4252.
The cafe is temporarily closed until further notice.