History, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
Since we opened the new Museum pavilion and air park in February 2007, over 250,000 visitors have come to view our unique collection of 40 military and civilian aircraft, the 15 restored engines on display, use the educational programs, and enjoy the Coast Guard art collection.
General, History, Library
African American Museum in Oakland, 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.
South El Monte, California
History, Library, Military, Specialized
Located just 12 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, and you’ll find the American Society of Military History (ASMH). Our non-profit military history Museum is home to over 175 military vehicles & outdoor exhibits dating from 1933 to the present.
Since 1962 we have been dedicated to preserving our nation's military history. We recognize the immeasurable contributions of those in previous generations who have dedicated their lives to defend our nation.
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
"The Anaheim Muzeo shows what can be done to restore an abused old building to its former glory. Built and dedicated in 1908, the Muzeo structure is the only surviving Carnegie library in Orange County, and it’s on the National Register of Historic Places. The Muzeo opened in October, 2007, and includes the former Anaheim History Room as the Anaheim Heritage Center and Disney Resort Reading Room.
Culture, History, Library, Natural History, Specialized
Any celebration of Auburn's history would be incomplete without information on early Chinese residents, and their role in town development and growth. The Auburn Joss House, built in 1909 and located on the corner of Sacramento Street and Brewery Lane, is one of the best-known buildings in Old Town Auburn and symbolizes the role of the Chinese in local history.
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.
Church, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Bangor Church is located in the beautiful foothills of Butte County, southeast of Oroville. Bangor is a Gold Rush era town, which at one point had a population of 30,000. The Bangor Church is the oldest original church in Butte County, built in 1882. Today it is used as a museum celebrating the history of the local area. It also may be rented for weddings. For more information contact Eric or Jennifer Anderson at (530)679-0775.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
All of the buildings on the complex are built of native California sandstone quarried right off the site. Their massive, austere style set a precedent at the Arsenal that was followed for most of the buildings constructed in the 1850's. The Arsenal is one of only three locations where native California sandstone was used for US military installations. The other two are Ft. Sill in Oklahoma and Ft. Tejon near Gorman, CA.
History, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
Tours start at 10:00 am and end around 12:00 noon. Sometimes they are slightly longer, so extra time should be allowed in case the walk meets an informative passerby or dwells at an interesting site. Tours are limited to 30 paying participants unless noted otherwise. Pre-paid reservations are required and tickets are not refundable. Tours are conducted in rain, shine or Berkeley fog and are wheelchair accessible unless otherwise noted.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Specialized
Austrian candy executive Eduard Haas invented Pez candy in 1927. The original little candy bricks were peppermint. In fact, the word Pez is an abbreviation of the German word for peppermint.(PfeffErminZ) Pez candy was originally sold in small tins. The first Pez dispenser appeared around 1950.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Our forte is research materials on all aspects of the rich history of our County. The museum reflects interesting aspects of County history from gold mining, construction of Oroville Dam, filming of the movie Robin Hood and the life of Erle Stanley Gardner.
San Andreas, California
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Take a moment to acknowledge those whose steps were first to imprint Calaveras soil. We live in an area full of a rich and robust heritage represented in our County Museum. Many decendants of the early residents of Calaveras County are still living, and it is possible to collect from them a vast fund of early history in the county.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Science, Specialized
The museum showcases tractors, harvesters and historical equipment in a 70,000 square foot gallery.
Art, Culture, History, Library
This unique "Greek Temple" hosts special changing exhibits from international art collections and Museum's permanent collection of California Impressionism and Hollywood photography.
History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
We are a local history museum, focusing on City and regional history. We have special collections pertaining to railroads, music, and aircraft.
The Carnegie Museum is housed in Roseville's first permanent library. The building was constructed in 1912 with Lincoln-made brick and terra cotta from Gladding McBean, Rocklin-granite and Roseville-labor on land donated by A.B. McRae. This library, like many others built during the early part of the century, was funded in part by Andrew Carnegie.
Archaeology, Children's, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Displays of native animals and their natural habitats in Napa Valley; native plant, wildlife habitat garden; nature walks in Westwood Hills Park (picnic area); natural resource library available for reference on site, and children's library and games.
Cerritos Millennium Library Museum in Cerritos, 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.
Art, Culture, History, Library
The maritime museum is open in its new site on the west bank of Channel Islands Harbor with three major galleries featuring 4 centuries of seascape paintings and global naval history illustrated with historic ship models.
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History
PLEASE NOTE: The museum property suffered damage from the Paradise fire and is working hard to repair. Please call before visiting.
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!