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?
News & Notes
at the Camel Barns
Calling all Antique, Vintage, & Upcycled Product Vendors with Treasures to sell! Applications for the Benicia Historical Museum’s Annual "White Camel" Trash-to-Treasure and Christmas in July Vintage Sale are now being accepted. Last year’s event was such a...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. Join us as this trio of modern day minstrels blend their voices and instruments in the pristine harmonies that have become a Golden...read more
You are cordially invited to attend the first screening of A City Named Benicia, a new documentary directed and produced by Sam Chohan, local resident and historian. Come learn the “back story” of Spain’s exploration and colonization of California, the tragic...read more
The Museum serves the community in many ways.
Click the links below to learn more about what the Museum has to offer.
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