Family Activities

There’s always something fun for families at the Autry! As your family enjoys these activities, please keep in mind that children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Check out our Family page for information to plan your next visit and activities available at the Autry every day.

  • Odd Night

    Odd Nights at the Autry

    Every third Friday of the month through October 2019, 6:00–10:00 p.m

    Enjoy an evening al fresco at the Odd Market, opening its doors to shopping, live music, food, and crafts at more than 100 vendor booths. 

  • Smithsonian Free Museum Day

    Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

    On Museum Day, hosted by Smithsonian magazine, visitors can enjoy free entry to the Autry when they present an official Museum Day ticket.

  • Pan for Gold!

    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.*

    Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!

  • Guided Tours

    Guided Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

    Journey through our popular exhibitions with lively guides who provide deeper insight and context to what's on view.

  • Bank of America Cardholder Free Weekend

    Show your Bank of America card for free museum admission during the first full weekend of each month.

  • Free Tuesday!

    Every second Tuesday of the month

    Enjoy free admission to the Autry the second Tuesday of each month.

  • Members' Halloween Party

    Saturday, October 26, 2019, 5:30–8:30 p.m.

    Enjoy an evening of Halloween fun for the whole family, including trick-or-treating, ghoulish games, creepy crafts, and spooky screenings of Halloween-themed cartoons and short films.