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Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles
(4.5/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Dedicated to exploring the American West's diverse cultural history, Autry Museum of the American West features more than 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts. The museum is well known for its comprehensive collection of Native American artworks, considered to be one of the most important collections in the country, and its extensive collection of western frontier firearms. You may have the opportunity to do a craft, practice a native dance, or pan for gold as you soak up the culture of the American West. Grab a bite to eat at the on-site cafe, which honors the West's varied cultures through its menu. You can pick up a memento of your visit at the gift shop, which sells music, fine art, Native American jewelry, Western memorabilia, and more. Make Autry Museum of the American West a part of your Los Angeles vacation plans using our Los Angeles trip generator.
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  • This is a small yet very well thought out Museum dedicated to the story of the American West from the early beginnings through the present time. Many interesting artifacts including some of the most s...  more »
  • The "Life and Work of Mabel McKay" exhibit (about a Native American master basket weaver and healer) was so captivating that we didn't get to see all the rest of the museum. My partner was fascinated ...  more »
  • This is a must see for people interested in Western history. The gun display is amazing. We did not allow enough time to explore the entire museum. Plan on being there for 4 hours or so.