Autry National Center

Event Highlights

Rosy Simas Presents We Wait in the Darkness

Saturday, January 24, 2:00 p.m.

Contemporary dancer/choreographer Rosy Simas (Seneca) combines music, dance, film, and narration to explore her family's heritage and themes of loss and resilience. More

Members

Autry Explorers: Sketch Your Western Adventure

Sunday, January 25, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Create and take home a family sketchbook filled with stories and images from your adventures in the West. Fun for ages 2–9. More

 

Inside The Autry

AUTRY UPDATES 


The National Trust for Historic Preservation names the Southwest Museum site a National Treasure.

The Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale® opens January 31. 

Check out High Five Art, a new outdoor art contest! Submission deadline: February 1, 2015.

What Visitors Are Saying

The Autry is a real gem that far too many tourists miss. The permanent collection is simply incredible and gives the visitor a very nice overview of the history of the American West.

–Tripadvisor comment, 2014

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Collections Spotlight

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.

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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