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Plymouth
Shenandoah Valley Museum
12300 Steiner Road
Plymouth CA 95669
Phone 209 245-4455
Web Site www.amadornet.net/travelers/museums/shenandoah.html
Description local history in winery, located at contemporary vineyard
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

California
Point Richmond
Point Richmond Historical Society
139 1/2 Washington Avenue
Point Richmond CA 94801
Phone 510 235-1336
Web Site http://www.pointrichmondhistory.org/
Description small museum serves mostly as an information center
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Store
Era 1903

California
Port Hueneme
CEC/SeeBee Museum
4111 San Pedro Street, Bldg 99
Port Hueneme CA 93043
Phone 805 982-5169
Web Site http://www.ncbc.navfac.navy.mil/cecmuseum
Alt Web www.cbcph.navy.mil/
Description Navy Construction Battalions and Civil Engineer Corps from 19th century to present
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Industry /Profession Naval
Owner/Operator: US Navy

California
Porterville
Porterville Museum
257 N D Street
Porterville CA 93257
Phone
559 784-2053
Web Site
http://chamber.porterville.com/attractions/historicalsites.html
Description Former Southern Pacific depot holds 8 mosaics depicting local history, courtyard with farm equipment
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Depot
New or Updated: 05/18/2003

California
Portola
Feather River Portola Railroad Museum
700 Western Pacific Way
PO Box 608
Portola CA 96122
Phone 530 832-4131
Web Site www.oz.net/~samh/frrs/
Description 37 acre railroading site with 39 locomotives and 98 cars, hands-on (climbing aboard encouraged)
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Era 1950

California
Poway
Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Road
Poway CA
Phone 858 486-4575
Web Site www.ci.poway.ca.us/oldpoway.html
Description Templars Hall, Nelson House, Porter House, Hamburger Factory, Steam engine -- train rides on weekends
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Civic
New or Updated: 07/09/2003
 

  Poway

  Poway Historical and Memorial Society Museum

  14114 Midland Road

  PO Box 19

  Poway  CA   92047    

  Phone   858 679-8587

  Web Site http://www.powayhistoricalsociety.org/

  Description  egg cups, Squadron model aircraft, Barbies

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F   Glass

  Collection G-M   Models

  Collection N-Z   Toys

  New or Updated:  3/15/2007

California
Presidio Park
Junipero Serra Museum
2727 Presidio Drive
Presidio Park CA 92103
Phone 619 297-3258
Web Site www.sandiegohistory.net
Alt Web http://edweb.sdsu.edu/sdhs/mainpages/locate4.htm
Description 1929 mission-style building on site of Father Junipero Serra's first mission and fortified settlement
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Owner/Operator: San Diego Historical Society

California

  Rancho Cucamonga

  Chaffey Community At Assoc Museum of Art

  12467 Baseline Road

  Rancho Cucamonga CA  91739    

  Phone   909 463-3733

  Web Site  http://www.ccaamuseum.org/

  Description  located in J Filippi Winery, permanent collection Western US artists 1920-present, rotating exhibits

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  New or Updated:  8/7/2004
 

  CA

  Rancho Mirage

  Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert

  71-701 Gerald Ford De

  Rancho Mirage  CA  92270    

  Phone  760 321-0602

  Web Site http://www.cdmod.org/

  Description  50 hands on exhibits

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  9/4/2007


California
Rancho Santa Fe
Lux Art Institute
7010 ElCamino del Norte
Rancho Santa Fe CA 92091
Phone 858 756-2140
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

California
Red Bluff
Red Bluff Round-Up Museum
650 Antelope Boulevard
Tehama District Fairgrounds
Red Bluff CA 96080
Phone
530 527-8700
Web Site
http://www.redbluffroundup.com/ROUNDUPMUSEUMPAGE.htm
Description
memorabilia of annual event back to 1918
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Entertainment
Collection N-Z Photography
New or Updated: 05/19/2003

California
Redding
Redding Museum of Art & History
Address
Redding CA
Phone
Web Site www.shastalink.k.a2.ca.us/rmah/FRMAHmain.html
Description
Type of Resource Museum

Turtle Bay Museums and Arboretum on the River
PO Box 992360
Redding CA 96099
Phone 530 243-8850
Web Site http://www.turtlebay.org/new/home.html
Toll Free 800 887-8532
E-mail mailto:info@turtlebay.org?subject=Web%20Page%20Questions/Comments
Description Forest Camp, Art & History museum, Natural Science Museum, 220 acre arboretum with trails
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Arboretum

  CA

  Redlands

  Asistencia Mission de San Gabriel

  26930 Barton Road

  Redlands   CA

  Phone   909 793-5402

  Web Site  http://www.co.san-bernardino.ca.us/museum/branches/asist.htm

  Alt Web  http://missiontour.org/sangabriel/asistencia.htm

  Description  museum, chapel, gatehouse

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Building Type   Mission

  Era  1830

  New or Updated:   9/16/2004



San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane
Redlands CA 92374
Phone 909 307-2669
Web Site www.co.san-bernardino.ca.us/museum
Toll Free 888 BIRD EGG
E-mail museum@sbcounty.gov
Description Cultural and natural history
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Owner/Operator: County of San Bernardino

California
Redwood City
San Mateo County History Museum
777 Hamilton St
Redwood City CA 94063
Phone 650 299-0104
Web Site www.sanmateocountyhistory.com/home.html
E-mail info@sanmateocountyhistory.com
Description local museum and archives in old county courthouse building
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Courthouse
Research /Reading Archives
Owner/Operator: San Mateo County Historical Society

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