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MUSEUMS

Please call ahead for hours, special events & exhibits.

ALBINGER ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
On-site excavations are documented in exhibits covering 3500 years of
Ventura history
113 East Main Street, Ventura, CA
805.648.5823

AVIATION MUSEUM OF SANTA PAULA
Antique, classic, experimental planes, autos, race cars, motorcycles,
radios, artifacts, much more in "chain of hangars". Open 1st Sunday of
each month, 10am-3pm, cancel if rain. Group tours by appointment
Santa Paula Airport, 830 E. Santa Maria Street, Santa Paula, CA,
805.525.1109 www.amszp.org

SENATOR THOMAS R. BARD MANSION
Restored Port Hueneme home of Ventura County Pioneer. Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places & surrounded by unique gardens.
Naval Base Ventura County
(off Ventura Rd. at Bard Gate)
Port Hueneme, CA, 805.982.2757

CALIFORNIA OIL MUSEUM
Restored Victorian-style building built in 1890 by the founders of
Union Oil Company; a museum of the oil industry plus rotating exhibits
of science, history & art.
1001 East Main Street, Santa Paula, CA 805.933.0076, www.oilmuseum.net

ADOLFO CAMARILLO RANCH
Fully restored 1892 Victorian mansion,
stables, gardens and barn. House tours
201 Camarillo Ranch Road, Camarillo, CA Wed & Sun 12-4, Sat 10-2
805.389.8182, www.camarilloranch.org

CARNEGIE ART MUSEUM
Art, photography & decorative art exhibits by international &
regional artists displayed in a rare 1906 Neo-Classical building.
424 South C St. (at 4th St.), Oxnard, CA, 805.385.8157,
www.vcnet.com/carnart

CEC & SEABEE MUSEUM
Collection of uniforms, arms & other items used by Seabees & the
Civil Engineer Corps. Call for current information on base access.
Navy Construction Battalion Center (off Ventura Road at Sunkist
Gate), Port Hueneme, CA, 805.982.5165
email: seabeeoutreach@aol.com

COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WING,
WWII AVIATION MUSEUM

Flyable aircraft, exhibits & library.
455 Aviation Dr., Camarillo, CA,
Las Posas off-ramp to Camarillo Airport Eubanks entrance to Aviation
Drive.
Tues - Sun 10-4, 805.482.0064

DUDLEY HOUSE MUSEUM
Living History Museum reflecting the life of the Dudley family and
the Ventura farming community, 1892-1925.
Loma Vista & Ashwood Streets Ventura, CA Open 1st Sunday of each
month 1-4 pm
805.642.3345, www.dudleyhouse.org

FILLMORE HISTORICAL
MUSEUM & PARK

The museum is centered on the 1887 Southern Pacific Depot. Other
buildings included in the historical park are the 1919 Rancho Sespe
Bunkhouse, the 1905 Craftsman style home, & an early Post Office from
Bardsdale. There is also a railroad boxcar & caboose. The museum
collections depict the communities of Fillmore, Bardsdale, Piru & the
Sespe. Many displays are dedication to the early pioneer families of
the Santa Clara Valley.
350 Main Street, Fillmore, CA Museum hours: Tues - Fri 10-4, Weekend
tours by appointment. 805.524.0948

GULL WINGS
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

Interactive hands-on museum for children ages 2 to 12. Offers a
geological area, optical illusions, farmer's market, medical room,
space exhibit, ocean touch tank & more.
418 West Fourth Street Oxnard, CA 805.483.3005,
www.gullwingsmuseum4kids.org

HERITAGE SQUARE
Eleven restored turn-of-the-century
mansions and farmhouses; summer concerts, weddings, & live theater.
715 South A St., Oxnard, CA Tours every
Sat 10-2. Call for tour information.
805.483.7960, email: heritagesquare@aol.com

MURPHY AUTO MUSEUM
Diverse collection of classic & special
interest autos, especially Packards.
2340 Palma Drive, Suite #104, Ventura, CA
Open Sat 10-3, Sun 10-3, & by special arrangement for groups.
805.654.0731 www.murphyautomuseum.com

OAKBROOK REGIONAL PARK
CHUMASH INTERPRETIVE CENTER

Exhibits of Chumash culture & history, tours of cave art,
environmental programs
3290 Lang Ranch Parkway, Thousand Oaks, CA
805.492.8076, www.designplace.com/chumash

OJAI VALLEY MUSEUM
n Newly renovated "Mission Revival" style building; environmental,
cultural, & historical exhibits of the Ojai Valley; changing exhibits.
n 130 W. Ojai Ave., Ojai, CA
Thurs - Fri 1-4, Sat & Sun 10-4, 805.640.1390
email: ojaivalleymuseum@ojai.net

OLIVAS ADOBE
Original two story adobe home of Don Raymundo Olivas. Built in 1847.
4200 Olivas Park Drive, Ventura, CA
Grounds open daily. House tours on the weekends: 10-4, 805.644.4346
email: olivasadobe@yahoo.com
www.geocities.com/olivasadobe

PIERPONT INN MUSEUM
Last landmark hotel in Ventura, the Pierpont is an original Craftsman
bungalow sytle inn built in 1910. Historical photography & artifacts
displayed in lobby. "Living History" dinner theatre & tours of the
property. Call for schedule.
550 Sanjon Road, Ventura, CA 805.643.6144, www.pierpontinn.com


PLEASANT VALLEY MUSEUM
& BOTANICAL GARDENS

Historical exhibits of the Pleasant Valley area, including Camarillo,
Somis, the Santa Rosa Valley & the Las Posas Valley
720 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA
805.482.3660

PORT HUENEME HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Artifacts & exhibits related to the early history of Port Hueneme.
Group tours by appointment.
200 N. Market Street, Port Hueneme, CA 805.488.2023,
www.huenemechamber.com

RANCHO CAMULOS MUSEUM
Ventura County's only National Historic Landmark. Original Mexican
land grant ranch & setting for the novel "Ramona."
Highway 126, Piru, CA, Open Wed & Sat 1-4 & by appointment.
805.521.1501
www.ranchocamulos.org

RONALD REAGAN
PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM

Exhibits & archives of Ronald Reagan's life & Presidency; changing
cultural exhibits.
40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, CA 1.800.410.8354

SANTA CLARA RIVER VALLEY
RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Under development by the Santa Clara River Valley Railroad Historical
Society; exhibits & on-going restoration
455 Main Street, Fillmore, CA 805.524.2254

SCANDINAVIAN CULTURAL CENTER
AT CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIV.

Scandinavian American Cultural & Historical Foundation, Inc. A
special collection of Scandinavian books, artifacts and oral history
tapes housed in the Pearson Library of CLU.
26 Faculty Road, Thousand Oaks, CA Call for hours & appointments.
805.492.3089 or 805.241.0391

SKATELAB SKATEBOARDING
MUSEUM PARK

The world's only skateboarding museum. Over 2000 items on display
showing the complete history of California's sport.
4226 Valley Fair Street, Simi Valley, CA
Call ahead for current information or visit web site. 805.578.0040,
www.skatelab.com

STAGECOACH INN
MUSEUM COMPLEX

1876 Grand Union Hotel; exhibits of Conejo Valley history from the
Chumash era to the pioneer ranchers.
51 Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park, CA
805. 498.9441
email: stagecoach@stagecoachmuseum.org

STRATHEARN HISTORICAL
PARK & MUSEUM

1883 Strathearn House (Pico/De La Guerra Adobe); Colony House &
Library furnished with memorabilia of pioneer families; barns & farm
equipment
137 Strathearn Place, Simi Valley, CA
805.526.6453

VENTURA COUNTY
MARITIME MUSEUM

Internationally renowned collection of maritime art & ship models
dating from 1650 to the present; local maritime history & guest artist
exhibits.
2731 S. Victoria Avenue, Oxnard, CA 805.984.6260, email: VCMM@aol.com

VENTURA COUNTY MUSEUM
OF HISTORY & ART

The award-winning exhibit, "Ventura County in the New West," George
Stuart Historical Figures, changing exhibits of art & history; farm
implement display, & extensive research library.
100 East Main Street, Ventura, CA
805.653.0323, www.vcmha.org

 

 


 
 

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