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
10TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LOT A Joint Fundraiser for the Benicia Historical Museum & Genesis House OPEN DAILY 10am – 7pm through December 23 (or whenever we’re out of trees!) Decorate your home or workplace with a beautiful, sustainably-farmed tree...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
Calling all lovers! Jewelry lovers, animal lovers, camel lovers, museum lovers – we have the jewelry for you! Joining our Anju handcrafted jewelry line are new Camel bracelets, earrings, and pendants. These fun pewter designs celebrating the Camel Barns Complex join...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 60 and over and Students, $2 for Children
Free entry with Military Identification