Los Angeles, California
Anthropology, Art, Culture, History, Library
In addition to ongoing and special exhibitions, the Autry continues to provide a wide range of programs, special activities, and events designed for a variety of interests and all ages.
Santa Ana, California
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, History
The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art is one of California's largest and finest museums. Its permanent collection includes more than 130,000 objects from such diverse areas as African, South Pacific, Asian, Native American, Pre-Columbian, and Californian. In addition to its permanent collection, the Museum also presents several special exhibitions each year as well as a variety of events and programs, including films, lectures, concerts, guided tours, talks, and family programs.
Santa Barbara, California
Anthropology, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park
Cachuma Lake Nature Center in Santa Barbara, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Thousand Oaks, California
Anthropology, Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
The goal at the center is to provide the public with an awareness of the Chumash People and their historical, cultural, material and present day interactions throughout Southern California. A blend of resources are used to accommodate a wide variety of interests!
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Library, Specialized, University
The Museum Studies program at John F. Kennedy University is one of the nation’s most recognized museum studies programs and is committed to preparing museum professionals to meet the demands of an increasingly complex profession. Today’s museum professionals must have the knowledge and skills to serve diverse audiences, create collaborative partnerships with communities, design innovative exhibitions and programs, and develop a sustainable financial base of support.
San Francisco, California
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, History, Natural History, Science, Specialized, University
We're now open in a spectacular new location at Pier 15 on the Embarcadero at Green St. in San Francisco. There are 150 new exhibits for a total of 600, indoors and out, including many beloved classics; a Bay Observatory; a bigger focus on tinkering and social science; and more. Come explore!
Anthropology, Archaeology, Natural History, Science, Specialized
A popular destination for thousands of visitors, including over 5,000 grade school students each year. We have a nice exhibit to browse, a working lab and a mock dig pit for kids. One of the largest Middle Pleistocene fossil deposits in California was discovered across the road at the Fairmead Landfill.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military, Natural History, Specialized
The Fresno Historical Society Archives welcomes the use of its collections. The mission of an Archives includes two equally important components. In addition to providing access to primary source material for study and research, an Archives is a repository that is charged with the preservation of primary source materials of all kinds.
Anthropology, Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Park
The Grace Hudson Museum and Sun House in Ukiah, California, is an art, history and anthropology museum focusing on the lifeworks of artist Grace Carpenter Hudson (1865-1937) and her ethnologist husband, Dr. John W. Hudson (1857-1936). Changing interdisciplinary exhibitions and public programs feature Western American art, California Indian cultures, histories of California's diverse North Coast region, and the work of contemporary regional artists.
Anthropology, Archaeology, History, Historical Society
The Heraldsburg Museum houses an impressive range of artifacts and documents related to northern Sonoma County history. Some examples are Pomo Indians basketry, nineteenth century weapons, tools, archival library with 8000 photos and annual toy exhibit.
Santa Monica, California
Anthropology, Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
La Señora Research Institute's focus is on research and education. It begins with our scholars as we document the Rancho Era of Early California under Spain, Mexico and the United States, especially as it relates to the 1839 Mexican Land Grant Rancho Boca de Santa Monica where our José Mojica Hacienda and the Pascual Marquez Family Cemetery are located.
San Francisco, California
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
Fort Mason Center offers a variety of cultural activities as well as being in close proximity to the Marina Green, Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge. Stop by and visit the museum while touring the Marina District and other nearby tourist destinations!
Santa Clara, California
Anthropology, Art, Botanical Garden, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Park, University
We welcome visitors to our historic and beautiful campus. Our campus slideshow can give you a great preview of many campus sites, including the Mission Santa Clara, the Mission Gardens, the Center for Performing Arts, and the de Saisset Museum.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military, Natural History, Nature Centers
Located in Alturas, it contains several exhibits pertaining to the culture and history of Modoc County in California. Exhibits range from prehistoric cultures to modern residents of the surrounding region. Natural history including mammoth bone, and a taxidermist collection of several local species. A gun collection of over 200 firearms all used and collected by local people.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
Established in 1971, Pacific Asia Museum is one of only four museums in the United States exclusively dedicated to the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum houses 5,000 years of artistic expression from across Asia and the Pacific in a California historic landmark building. Visitors will enjoy a mix of contemporary and historic exhibitions and a wide variety of enriching public programs all year round.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Natural History
Los Banos, California
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, General, History
Mural, Indian artifacts, history
Anthropology, Culture, General, History, Natural History
The largest museum in inland Southern California, the San Bernardino County Museum has three floors of exhibits where visitors experience the natural and cultural history of inland Southern California: archaeology and anthropology, minerals, fossils, history, and the natural sciences, including North American mammals and an outstanding collection of birds and eggs.
Apple Valley, California
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, Culture, History, Historical Society, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
The Victor Valley Museum is a branch of the San Bernardino County Museum and maintains and develops unique cultural and natural science collections related to the High Desert.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Church, Culture, History, Historic House
The founding of San Buenaventura Mission was foreshadowed well over two centuries ago on the Spanish isle of Mallorca, when a devout Franciscan priest, who was a brilliant scholar and professor of theology, earnestly prayed that he might be permitted to forsake his comfortable circumstances to take up the Lord’s work among the aborigines in the New World. The hoped-for answer to his prayers came on Palm Sunday, March 30, 1749.