BENICIA HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Exhibits housed in the 1850s original Benicia Arsenal buildings,
offering educational tours of the Museum buildings
“The history of California is written in the story of Benicia.”
Regular Museum Operating Hours:
Wednesday – Sunday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The exhibits, education programs, and community activities presented by the Benicia Historical Museum are made possible in part through the generous donations of the community
Won’t you join us in preserving our city’s important contributions to local and nation history?
The Museum serves the community in many ways.
Click the links below to learn more about what the Museum has to offer.
News & Notes
at the Camel Barns
Please join us on Thursday, March 7th for an opening reception celebrating our new Early California Exploration, Colonization, and Immigration permanent exhibit gallery. The free “open house” includes a no-host bar, and runs from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The gallery, part of...read more
Keith Little’s Golden Sierra Trio – featuring Sharon Gilchrist and Josh Tharp – visit the Museum on May 10th
Centered around the creative work of Keith Little, the Golden Sierra Trio is part of the LittleBand, a collaborative ensemble coming together to perform a diverse range of music. Rooted in bluegrass, gospel, and blues, the combination of these talented artists...read more
Two men from opposite ends of the world come together to celebrate their passion for music. These true masters of their instruments create a musical experience that goes well beyond any musical genre. Their music, together with their lighthearted banter, is always met...read more
People love us on Trip Advisor“The Benicia Historical Museum Is a Gem. So much to see and I learned so much about Benicia and California, and I am a native to California. The permanent and traveling exhibits, just wonderful. The Docent was so knowledgeable. I just loved how quaint it was. ”
For additional information
contact the Museum Office at:
Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
$5 for Adults, $3 for Seniors and Students, $2 for Children
Free entry with Military Identification
Free entry first Wednesday of every month