Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Southwest Musuem

Protest at the Southwest Museum

The Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition staged a protest this morning over the reduction in public access to the Mount Washington compound and the closure of its gift shop at the end of last year. About 40 protesters gathered at Marmion Way and Museum Drive ... Read More »

Last weekend to shop at the Southwest Museum

The gift shop at the Southwest Museum in Mount Washington will be closed for at least three years and public access will be cut back at the end of this month as part of some unexpected changes that have angered many museum fans. The Autry National ... Read More »

Tunnel trouble below the Southwest Museum

Rising high above the homes and trees on a Mount Washington hillside, the fortress-like main tower of Southwest Museum is designed to command attention – and it does. But for many museum visitors, especially generations of school kids who arrived by bus, their first notable impression ... Read More »

Councilman seeks meeting over Southwest Museum *: Councilman Jose Huizar has been trying to set up a meeting with the head of the Autry National Center to discuss possible government assistance to restore the Autry’s Southwest Museum in Mt. Washington. In a letter Huizar sent Wednesday ... Read More »

Update on Southwest Museum*: The head of the Autry National Center, which operates the Mt. Washington museum, said the Southwest Museum gift shop will be closed at the end of the year and many of the remaining events and tours will be limited primarily to museum ... Read More »