Events and Exhibits


The Birth of Benicia gallery opening reception

Join us on Friday, November 15, 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...

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A Winter Gift returns for the Holidays November 23

A Winter Gift, presented by three of the premier Celtic Harpists in the world – Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter – returns to the Benicia Historical Museum with a new collection of stories, legends and beloved literature, woven together with both...

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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 equipment, maps, and an...

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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, and...

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Guillermo Wagner Granizo: Artist, Historian, Storyteller

Please visit our mixed media gallery featuring the tile art works of Guillermo Wagner Granizo. Granizo was one of the world’s premier ceramic-tile muralists. His bright colors, geometric shapes, heavy lines, and varying textures created in his Benicia studio convey a...

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$5 for Adults, $3 for Seniors and Students, $2 for Children
Free entry with Military Identification

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2060 Camel Road, Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-5435


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Historic Benicia

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