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California
Oxnard
Carnegie Art Museum
424 South C Street
Oxnard CA 93030
Phone 805 385-8157
Web Site http://www.vcnet.com/carnart
Description California artists 1920-present
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

California
Pacific Grove
Pacific Grove Heritage Society
605 Laurel Ave
Pacific Grove CA 93950
Phone 831 372-2898
Web Site http://www.mbay.net/~heritage/
Alt Web http://www.93950.com/history.htm
Description local group with small museum in a former barn
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Preservation
Building Type Farm
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 05/14/2003

California
Pacific Grove
Stowitts Museum and Library
591 Lighthouse Ave #20
Pacific Grove CA 93950
Phone 831 655-4488
Web Site www.stowitts.org/
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Research /Reading Library

California
Pala
Cupa Cultural Center
Pala Temecula Road
Pala CA 92059
Phone
760 742-1590
Web Site
http://hometown.aol.com/lmir635563/
Alt Web http://www.orangebook.com/vc/cultural.php3
Description the story of the Cupa Indians in the Pala Valley, museum, teaching of tradtional songs. Language & crafts, educational presentations
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Genealogy
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 05/16/2003

California
Palm Springs
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
219 S Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs CA  92262
Phone 760 323-0151
Web Site http://www.accmuseum.org/
Description history and culture of Cahuilla Indians
Type of Resource Museum
Collection A-F Baskets
Collection N-Z Library
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 05/16/2003

Palm Springs Desert Museum
101 N Museum Dr
Palm Springs CA 92262
Phone 760 325-7186
Web Site www.psmuseum.org
Description contemporary American, emphasis on the West
Type of Resource Museum
Research /Reading Library

California
Palo Alto
Museum of American Heritage
351 Homer Avenue
Palo Alto CA
Phone 650 321-1004
Web Site http://www.moah.org/
Description technologies of the last two centuries, located in historic house, rooms of various periods, special exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Era 19th & 20th

Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo
1451 Middlefield Road
City of Palo Alto, Dept. Community Services
Palo Alto CA 94301
Phone 650 329-2111
Web Site http://www.city.palo-alto.ca.us/ross/museum/index.html
Description hands-on museum and zoo with 50 animals, most native
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
Nature of Group or Site Animals

California
Paradise
Gold Nugget Museum
502 Pearson Road
PO Box 940
Paradise CA 95969
Phone 530 872-8722
Web Site http://www.paradisedirect.com/goldnugget/
Description focus on gold rush, living history activities summer weekends
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Field of Study/Science Facility Gold Rush

  California

  Pasadena

  Kidspace Children's Museum

  480 N Arroyo Blvd

  Pasadena   CA   91103    

  Phone  626 449-9144

  Web Site http://www.kidspacemuseum.org/site/PageServer?pagename=index

  E-mail  mailto:info@kidspacemuseum.org

  Description  participatory museum for 2-9 year olds, with art, science, music,

                    communication

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  9/25/2007

Norton Simon Museum of Art
411 West Colorado Blvd
Pasadena CA 91105
Phone 626 449-6840
Web Site www.nortonsimon.org
Description extensive collection of 2000 years of Western and Asian art in 30 galleries
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

California
Pasadena
Pacific Asia Museum
46 N Los Robles Ave
Pasadena CA 91101
Phone 626 449-2742
Web Site http://www.pacificasiamuseum.org/
Alt Web www.westmuse.org/pacasiamuseum
Description Asian arts, two Chinese courtyard gardens
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Asian

Pasadena Historical Museum
470 W Walnut St
Pasadena CA 91103
Phone 626 577-1660
Web Site http://www.pasadenahistory.org/
Description over one million items in archives, Finnish Folk Art Museum, Fenyes
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Group Identity Scandinavian
Research /Reading Archives

California
Paso Robles
Pioneer Museum
2010 Riverside Avenue
Paso Robles CA 93446
Phone 805 238-0506
Web Site http://www.delsinfo.com/museum/
Description general local history museum
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

California
Perris
Orange Empire Railway Museum
2201 South A Street
Perris CA 92570
Phone
909 657-2605
Alt Phone 909 943-3020
Web Site http://www.oerm.org/
E-mail mailto:oerm@pe.net
Description collection of working locomotives, trolley and rolling stock, also home to the Harvey Girl Historical Society
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Train Ride
Collection N-Z Trolleys
New or Updated: 07/08/2003

Ya'1 Heki' Regional Indian Museum
Lake Perris State Park
17801 Lake Perris Drive
Perris CA
Phone 909 940-5656
Web Site http://ceres.ca.gov/dpr/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Native American

California
Petaluma
Petaluma Historical Museum
20 4th St
Petaluma CA 94952
Phone 707 778-4398
Web Site www.petaluma.net/historicalmuseum/
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Nature of Group or Site
Government

California
Pico Rivera
Pico Rivera Historical Museum
9122 Washington Blvd
Pico Rivera CA 90660
Phone 562 949-7100
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.pico-rivera.org/cityglance/placesofinterest.html-PRHM
Description local history in 1887 train depot
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Depot
New or Updated: 05/17/2003

California
Pittsburg
Pittsburg Historical Society Museum
40 Civic Ave
Pittsburg CA 94565
Phone
925 439-7501
Web Site
******
Description 4 room Heritage Walk with timeline
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
New or Updated: 05/17/2003

California
Placerville
El Dorado County Historical Museum
104 Placerville Dr
Placerville CA 95667
Phone
Web Site http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/generalservices/museum.html
E-mail mcory@co.el-dorado.ca.us
Description Gold Rush, Native American baskets, industrial artifacts
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Research /Reading Archives
Owner/Operator: Historical Museum Commission

  CA
 
Pleasant Hill
 
Diablo Valley College Museum
 
Diablo Valley College
 
321 Golf Club Road
 
Pleasant Hill   CA  94523  
  Phone   925 685-1230
 
Web Site  http://www.dvc.edu/media/museum.htm
 
Description  Native American, indigenous wildlife, and ocean resources
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
New or Updated:   1/14/2004

California
Pleasant Hill
Friends of Rogers Ranch
Address
Pleasant Hill CA
Phone
Web Site http://www.ci.pleasant-hill.ca.us/organizations.html - rogers_ranch
Description oldest farm house and building in town
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Ranch/Pueblo
Era 17th

California
Pleasanton
Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Museum
603 Main St
PO Box 573
Pleasanton CA 94566
Phone
925 462-2766
Web Site ******
E-mail mailto:valleymuseum@sbcglobal.net
Alt Web http://www.diablomag.com/0105/guides1c.htm
Description original city hall, now houses local memorabilia, rotates exhibits three times a year
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type City Hall
Collection A-F Baskets
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 05/18/2003

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