BENICIA HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Exhibits housed in the 1850s original Benicia Arsenal buildings,
offering educational tours of the Museum buildings
As air quality levels may improve over the weekend, if you are interested in visiting the Museum, please call 707-745-5435 during regular Museum hours, and press 26 at any time during the recording. This will ring in the Museum, and if there is a docent on duty, they will let you know if the Museum will open.
We appreciate your understanding.
“The history of California is written in the story of Benicia.”
The Museum is open:
Wednesday – Sunday, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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
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
Join us for our 9th Annual Christmas Tree Lot fundraiser – our largest fundraising event! Decorate your home or workplace with a beautiful, sustainably-farmed, Noble, Douglas, or Nordmann Fir tree – all while supporting Genesis House and the Museum. We are fortunate...read more
The Benicia Historical Museum invites you to the Jingle All the Way Holiday Faire in the heated Stone Hall on Saturday, December 1 from 11:00am to 8:00pm, and Sunday, December 2, from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Step into ”Old World” vintage charm, with fun activities,...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