Autry Museum of the American West

Event Highlights

Day of the Outlaw (1959)

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Guest curated by Andrew P. Nelson, Assistant Professor of Film History at Montana State University and author of Still in the Saddle: The Hollywood Western, 1969–1980, the May/June screenings consider forgotten directors and the films they made. More

Black Powder Shooting Expedition

Sunday, June 19, 2016, 2:00–6:00 p.m.

Back by popular demand! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience the evolution of nineteenth-century firearms technology and shoot historic firearams at a local shooting range. The expedition will be led by Richard Moll, the Autry’s Chief Conservator and avid firearms collector, and Phil Spangenberger, Firearms Editor for True West and former Black Powder Editor for Guns & Ammo. More

Inside The Autry

The Autry Launches 2016 High Five Art Contest

What Visitors Are Saying

Covering all aspects of the development of the West, including some incredible art, the displays are thought-provoking, amusing, sad, and at times, jaw-dropping.

–Tripadvisor Comment, 2016

Collections Spotlight

A Woman of the West The entire photographic work of Theo Westenberger is housed in the Libraries and Archives of the Autry Museum 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 Museum’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.

4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Located northeast of downtown, across from the Los Angeles Zoo.



Historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus

Museum Hours
Saturdays: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065


4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 Phone: 323.667.2000

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