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...
Majestic Theater

Majestic Theater

by Beverly Phelan The Majestic Theatre in Downtown Benicia opened with great fanfare on February 23, 1920.  By 7:30 PM – opening time – there were more than 1200 people waiting to be admitted, with only half of the people fortunate enough to get in at the first show!...
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...