Wake Up to Your History!

Wake Up to Your History!

WAKE UP TO YOUR HISTORY! Coffee, donuts, and a special presentation & tour   Come to the Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns on Friday, October 19 at 10 AM for coffee and donuts and a presentation on the history of the Benicia Arsenal given by local...
I DIG BENICIA!

I DIG BENICIA!

I Dig Benicia!  An Official California Archaeology Month Event, October 2018 Sponsored by the Benicia Historical Museum, Benicia Historical Society, and Archaeological Research Facility at UC Berkeley Benicia is home to many important archaeological sites associated...
Benicia’s Gold Rush Story

Benicia’s Gold Rush Story

“Benicia’s Gold Rush Story,” the newest temporary exhibit at the Benicia Historical Museum, showcases artifacts, narratives, and maps highlighting Benicia’s significant role in the California Gold Rush. Artifacts include items uncovered at the...
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,...