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“So well done and original” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Autry Museum of the American West

Autry Museum of the American West
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US$78.98*
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Ranked #27 of 514 things to do in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Explore art, history, and culture at the Autry Museum of the American West. Located in beautiful Griffith Park, the Autry presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs-including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music-and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach. The Autry's collection of more than 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts includes the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, one of the largest and most significant collections of Native American materials in the United States.
Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“So well done and original”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2012

The great part about this museum it houses something unique to our area....the culture of the old west. For visitors from other parts of the country it provides a unique experience into the development of the west. Well done, pleasant atmosphere and easy to navigate.

Visited April 2012
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Whitley Bay, UK
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Varied exhibits”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2012

Looked at western history from multiple perspectives. Good mix of the serious and the fun.

Visited March 2012
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New York, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“You don't have to love cowboys to enjoy the Autry.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

There is cowboy (and native American) art on display. When we visited, there was a native American basket exhibit which was phenomenal. You can learn the history of the cowboy, both real and in the movies.

Visited February 2012
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California, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado,
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good place to visit for western movie fans!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2012

When I was a kid, I was able to go to our local theater and watch a horse opera featuring Tom Mix, The Lone Ranger, Gene Autry, et al. And when I first arrived in LA from the midwest, this was one of the first places that I visited in this area.

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Anaheim, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Oh WOW..... the memories !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2012

A MUST see for those in the area. Great exhibits and a terrific staff.

Ample parking and a VERY NICE snack bar. Enjoy the museum, have lunch, and go back in. Well worth it.

AAA membership card gets you a discount.

Free parking.

Visited January 2012
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