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
Need research assistance? Our historians can help! Contact us for more information.
(Fees may apply)
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?
News & Notes
at the Benicia Historical Museum
Come celebrate Mardi Gras with live music provided by the Greg Rahn Band with Fat Tuesday Brass! This exciting band features: - Greg Rahn, piano - Tom Politzer, saxophonist from the legendary band Tower of Power; - Mike Rinta, trombonist with Jimmy Vaughan - Rich...read more
Rooted in the traditional music of the seven Celtic nations, Golden Bough has become an in-demand group on both sides of the Atlantic. Blending their voices in pristine harmony, they back themselves on an array of rare and more common acoustic instruments; Celtic...read more
Our newest permanent exhibit Gallery, The Birth of Benicia, had its official opening on Friday, November 15. The latest update in the ongoing renovation of the Museum’s permanent exhibit offerings features Robert Semple – Founding Father, The Vision, Semple and the...read more
The Museum serves the community in many ways.
Click the links below to learn more about what the Museum has to offer.
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“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 60 and over and Students, $2 for Children
Free entry with Military Identification