Events and Exhibits


Nikolai Massenkoff in Concert September 7th

The Benicia Historical Museum is proud to announce a concert featuring world celebrated singer Nikolai Massenkoff, founder and star of the colorful, universally acclaimed “Massenkoff Russian Folk Festival”.  The concert takes place on Saturday, September 7 at 8 PM in...

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Peppino D’Agostino & Carlos Reyes return October 5th

Two men from opposite ends of the world come together to celebrate their passion for music. These true masters of their instruments create a musical experience that goes well beyond any musical genre. Their music, together with their lighthearted banter, is always met...

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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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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