The Birth of Benicia

The Birth of Benicia

Join us on Wednesday, October 30, from 5:30PM to 7:30PM as we celebrate our newest permanent exhibit Gallery! The latest update in the ongoing renovation of the Museum’s permanent exhibit offerings features Robert Semple – Founding Father, The Vision, Semple and the...
Benicia’s Gold Rush Story

Benicia’s Gold Rush Story

“Benicia’s Gold Rush Story” showcases artifacts, narratives, and maps highlighting Benicia’s significant role in the California Gold Rush. Artifacts include items uncovered at the von Pfister dig site, gold mining tools and objects, assaying...
We Were There… The Legacy of WWI

We Were There… The Legacy of WWI

The Benicia Historical Museum installed a special “pop-up” exhibit on Thursday, April 6, 2017, the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I (1914-1918). The exhibit commemorates those Benicia residents who lost their lives in the “Great War.” It should...
Benicia Arsenal in War and Peace

Benicia Arsenal in War and Peace

The Benicia Historical Museum’s permanent exhibit titled “Benicia Arsenal in War and Peace” features a 20 foot timeline of the Benicia Arsenal and Benicia’s military history. Augmented with a large and colorful collection of medals, badges, crests, flags,...