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For information, call the museum: 661-946-3055


The museum is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Admission is $3 for adults (cash and checks only). Kids age 12 and under are free.

Group tours are available on Thursdays with a reservation. Phone (661) 946-3055 to make a reservation.

Off-trail portions of California State Parks property on Piute Butte (on which the museum is located) are currently closed to public access. Park visitors are reqested to please stay on official marked trails.

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The museum is located in northeastern Los Angeles County. It is 17 miles east of the Antelope Valley Freeway (State Highway 14), on Avenue M, between 150th and 170th Street East. Go East on Avenue K or Palmdale Boulevard and follow the signs to the museum. Or exit Pearblossom Highway (138) at 165th Street East and travel North.

Other American Indian cultural centers, museums and parks to visit in the region

Lancaster Museum and Art Gallery
44801 Sierra Hwy
Lancaster, CA 93534

(661) 723-6250
Miles from AVIM: 20 miles

Victor Valley Museum
11873 Apple Valley Rd.
Apple Valley, Ca 92308
(760) 240-2111
(760) 240-5290
Miles from AVIM: 49 miles

Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center
State Hwy 2 and Mt. Wilson Red Box Rd.
La Cañada-Flintridge, CA 91011
Miles from AVIM: 52 miles

Mojave River Valley Museum
270 Virginia Way
P. O. Box 1282
Barstow, CA 92312
Miles from AVIM: 68 miles

Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park
112 F Street, Suite A
Tehachapi, CA 93561
(661) 822-3720
Miles from AVIM: 68 miles

Tehachapi Museum
310 S. Green St.
Tehachapi, CA 93561
(661) 822-8152
Miles from AVIM: 69 miles

Red Rock Canyon State Park
Highway 14
Cantil, CA 93519
(661) 942-0662
Miles from AVIM: 72 miles

Sherman Indian Museum
9010 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92503
Miles from AVIM: 74 miles

Fort Tejon State Historic Park
4201 Fort Tejon Rd.
Lebec, CA 93243
(661) 248-6692
Miles from AVIM: 75 miles

Los Angeles State Historic Park
North Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(818) 880-0350
Miles from AVIM: 79 miles

Southwest Museum
234 Museum Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(323) 221-2164
Miles from AVIM: 80 miles

Ya'i Heki' Regional Indian Museum
Lake Perris SRA
17801 Lake Perris Dr.
Perris, CA 92571
(951) 657-0676
Miles from AVIM: 82 miles

Malki Museum
P.O. Box 578
Banning, CA 92220
(951) 849-7289
Miles from AVIM: 92 miles

Dorothy Ramon Learning Center
P.O. Box 1510
Banning, CA 92220
Miles from AVIM: 92 miles

Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center
Via Goleta
Newbury Park, CA
(805) 375-1930
Miles from AVIM: 97 miles

Maturango Museum
100 E. Las Flores Ave.
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-6900
Miles from AVIM: 98 miles

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
219 South Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA
(760) 323-0151
Miles from AVIM: 110 miles

Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park
Painted Caves Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 733-3713
Miles from AVIM: 155 miles

California State Parks
Miles from AVIM: See web site

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