Events and Exhibits


9th Annual Christmas Tree Lot

Join us for our 9th Annual Christmas Tree Lot fundraiser – our largest fundraising event! Decorate your home or workplace with a beautiful, sustainably-farmed, Noble, Douglas, or Nordmann Fir tree – all while supporting Genesis House and the Museum. We are fortunate...

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Jingle All the Way Holiday Faire

The Benicia Historical Museum invites you to the Jingle All the Way Holiday Faire in the heated Stone Hall on Saturday, December 1 from 11:00am to 8:00pm, and Sunday, December 2, from 11:00am to 5:00pm.   Step into ”Old World” vintage charm, with fun activities,...

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Legends of the Celtic Harp presents “A Winter Gift”

Join us Saturday, December 8 as three of the premier Celtic harpers in the world take you on a dramatic musical journey deep into the myths, magic and fabled history of this most captivating instrument.  In A Winter Gift, Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynne, and...

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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 von Pfister dig site,...

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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...

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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
Free entry first Wednesday of every month

Getting Here:

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


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Historic Benicia

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Includes Downtown and the Arsenal District