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Tehama
Tehama County Museum
3rd
Tehama CA 96090
Phone 530 384-2595
Web Site www.tco.net/tehama/museum/
Description local history
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

California
Temecula
Temecula Valley Museum
28314 Mercedes Street
Temecula CA 92590
Phone 909 676-0021
Web Site http://www.ci.hemet.ca.us/cmntyprf/events/attrac.htm
Description local tribes, early ranching and train-stop
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Group Identity Native American

California
Temple City
Historical Society of Temple City Museum
10144 Bogue Street
PO Box 1379
Temple City CA 91780
Phone 626 279-1784
Web Site www.ci.temple-city.ca.us/comunorg/histsoc.htm
Description local museum just moved, not currently open
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

California
Thousand Oaks
Chumash Interpretive Center
3290 Lang Ranch Parkway
Oakbrook Regional Park
Thousand Oaks CA
Phone 805 492-8076
Web Site http://www.designplace.com/chumash/
E-mail mailto:deerclan@gte.net
Description Chumash culture and history, museum and reconstructed village in a natural setting inside a park
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Group Identity Native American

California
Three Rivers
Three Rivers Historical Society
42268 Sierra Drive
PO Box 162
Three Rivers CA 93271
Phone 559 561-2707
Web Site http://www.threerivers.com/TRHS.htm
Description celebrates town on the edge of Sequoia National Park, artist, tourist & retirement haven
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
New or Updated: 06/15/2003

California
Truckee
Donner Memorial State Park
12593 Donner Pass Road
Truckee CA 96161
Phone 530 582-7892
Web Site www.ceres.ca.gov/sierradsp/donner.html
Description Located in a state park, celebrates history of the area of Donner Pass
Type of Resource Museum

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Truckee
 
KidZone Museum
 
11711 Donner Pass Road
 
PO Box 2563
 
Truckee   CA  96160   
 
Phone   530 550-1138
 
Web Site  www.kidzonemuseum.org
 
E-mail  mailto:kidzonemuseum@aol.com
 
Description  opened 2002, indoor playground, interactive exhibit, toddlers area
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:    2/7/2004

California
Tujunga
Bolton Hall Museum
10110 Commerce Avenue
PO Box 203
Tujunga CA 91042
Phone 818 352-3420
Web Site www.verdugo-online.com/
E-mail Landmhitt@cs.com
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

California
Twentynine Palms
29 Palms Historical Society
6760 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms CA 92277
Phone
760 367-2366
Web Site
http://www.virtual29.com/societys/histsoc.html
Description relocated schoolhouse with local memorabilia
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local history
Building Type Schoolhouse
Research /Reading Library
Era 1927
New or Updated: 05/23/2003

California
Ukiah
Grace Hudson Museum-Sun House
431 South Main St
Ukiah CA 95482
Phone 707 467-2836
Web Site http://www.gracehudsonmuseum.org/
Description artist Hudson ethnographer husband John, site holds museum and the couple's home. Western art, history, and anthropology, study of Pomo
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Ethnography
Collection A-F Baskets
Collection N-Z Paintings
Group Identity Native American

California
Upland
Cooper Regional History Museum
PO Box 772
Upland CA 91785
Phone 909 982-8010
Web Site www.culturalcenter.org
Description Local History
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

California
Vacaville
Vacaville Museum
213 Buck Avenue
Vacaville CA 95688
Phone
707 447-4513
Web Site
http://www.vacavillemuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:Vacmuseum@aol.com
Description local history and arts, rotating exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
New or Updated: 05/23/2003

  CA
 
Vallejo
 
Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum
 
734 Marin St
 
Vallejo   CA  94590    
 
Phone   707 643-2443
 
Web Site  http://www.vallejomuseum.org/
 
Description  5 galleries display local shipbuilding and Mare Island Naval base
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Building Type   City Hall
 
Industry /Profession Naval
 
Era  1927
 
New or Updated:   1/14/2004

California
Valley Center
Valley Center Museum of Local History
Cole Grade Road
VC Local History Committee: 29115 Valley Center Road
Valley Center CA 92082
Phone
760 749-1305
Web Site
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Alt Web
http://www.ucsd-civic-collaborative.org/resources/eventview.asp?id=131
Description
museum was scheduled to open Spring 2002
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Local History
New or Updated: 07/04/2003

California
Van Nuys
Valley College Historical Museum
13163 Burbank Boulevard
Van Nuys CA 91401
Phone 818 967-5170
Web Site http://www.lavc.cc.ca.us/lavchistory.html
Description history of the San Fernando Valley
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

California
Ventura
Albinger Archaeological Museum
113 East Main Street
Ventura CA 93001
Phone 805 648-5823
Web Site http://www.vcmha.org/driving.html
Description tells the story of the Mission, with earth oven and original foundation
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
New or Updated: 04/09/2003

Ventura County Museum of History and Art
100 East Main Street
Ventura CA 93001
Phone 805 653-0323
Web Site www.vcmha.org
Description local history, culture, and art, 3D pictures by local artist
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History

California
Victorville
California Route 66 Museum
168245 D Street
PO Box 2151
Victorville CA 92392
Phone
760 951-0436
Web Site http://www.califrt66museum.org/
E-mail mailto:cart66musm@mscomm.com
Description automotive, cultural, economic topics of famous highway in former road
Type of Resource Museum
Collection A-F Arms
Collection N-Z Photography
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 05/24/2003

California
Vista
Rancho Buena Vista Adobe
651 East Vista Drive
Vista CA 92084
Phone
760 639-6164
Web Site
http://www.ci.vista.ca.us/adobe/
Alt Web http://www.letsgoseeit.com/index/county/sd/vista/loc01/buena_vista.htm
Description birthplace of town, furnishings and art gallery
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Ranch/Pueblo
Nature of Group or Site Government
New or Updated: 05/25/2003

Vista Historical Museum
651 East Vista Way
Vista CA 92084
Phone 760 630-0444
Web Site http://www.geocities.com/vistahistoricalmuseum/
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Local History
Research /Reading
Archives
Owner/Operator:
Vista Ranchos Historical Society

  CA
 
Walnut Creek
 
Lindsay Wildlife Museum
 
1931 1st Avenue
 
Walnut Creek  CA  94596    
 
Phone  925 935-1978
 
Web Site  www.wildlife-museum.org
 
Description  learning to live with nature, 50 species of live wildlife in wildlife                         rehabilitation facility
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Wildlife
 
New or Updated:  09/26/2003
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