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.”
The Museum and Offices will be closed for the holidays from December 23 through January 1. We wish you and yours all the best during the holiday season!
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
Join us on Saturday, February 9, when The Black Irish Band kicks of our 2019 concert Season! Hailing from the historic Gold Rush Country of America, The Black Irish Band has a storied history of 28 years of progressive Celtic & Americana folk music, more than 700...read more
by Beverly Phelan Ferry service in Benicia dates back to 1847 after Robert Semple and Thomas Larkin purchased the City’s section of the Suscol Grant from Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo. One of the conditions set by Vallejo for the sale of the land...read more
by Beverly Phelan The Majestic Theatre in Downtown Benicia opened with great fanfare on February 23, 1920. By 7:30 PM – opening time – there were more than 1200 people waiting to be admitted, with only half of the people fortunate enough to get in at the first show!...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