BENICIA HISTORICAL MUSEUM
The Museum is open
Wednesday through Sunday, 1:00PM to 4:00PM.
At this time, we request all visitors continue to wear a face covering while inside the building, regardless of vaccination status.
Although we plan to remain open during our regular hours going forward, we ask you please continue to check our website for any updates to our operating schedule. Hours are subject to change.
Thank you for your understanding.
News & Notes
at the Benicia Historical Museum
The Benicia Historical Museum’s COVID Quarantine Camelcast returns for a second season! Providing a “camel’s eye view” of Benicia’s unique history. Season 2 of the COVID Quarantine Camelcast kicks of with the first of two episodes examining the history of Rancho...read more
Solano Chronicles, Jan. 31, 2021 By Brendan Riley The U.S. Army’s experiment in using camels to haul supplies in the 1850s and 1860s has been described in scores, if not hundreds, of research papers, government reports, newspaper columns, books and even a couple of...read more
Join with California Museums to be a part of the solution to our public health crisis. Please join the Benicia Historical Museum and museums across California in supporting CA’s COVID-19 health guidelines: 😷 Wear your mask 📏 Keep your distance (6 ft+) 🏠 Stay...read more
The 11th episode of the Benicia Historical Museum’s COVID Quarantine Camelcast is available now! Providing a “camel’s eye view” of Benicia’s unique history. In the final Camelcast episode of 2020, Executive Director Elizabeth d'Huart is joined once again by Museum...read more
The tenth episode of the Benicia Historical Museum’s COVID Quarantine Camelcast is live now! Providing a “camel’s eye view” of Benicia’s unique history. In Digging Archaeology: It's Not About Dinosaurs!, Executive Director Elizabeth d'Huart and Museum Volunteer Randi...read more
Listen to the ninth episode of the Benicia Historical Museum’s COVID Quarantine Camelcast! Providing a “camel’s eye view” of Benicia’s unique history. In A Capital Capitol, Executive Director Elizabeth d'Huart and Museum Research Historian Dr. Jim Lessenger discuss...read more
COVID Quarantine Camelcast
The exhibits, education programs, and community activities presented by the Benicia Historical Museum are made possible in part through the generous donations of the community. Now, more than ever, your contribution will help us stay afloat until we are able to resume our regular activities.
Won’t you join us in preserving our city’s important contributions to local, state, and national history?
“The history of California is written in the story of Benicia.”
Need research assistance? Our historians can help! Contact us for more information.
(Fees may apply)
The Museum serves the community in many ways.
Click the links below to learn more about what the Museum has to offer.
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“The Benicia Historical Museum Is a Gem. So much to see and I learned so much about Benicia and California, and I am a native to California. The permanent and traveling exhibits, just wonderful. The Docent was so knowledgeable. I just loved how quaint it was. “
For additional information
contact the Museum Office at:
Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
$5 for Adults, $3 for Seniors 60 and over and Students, $2 for Children
Free entry with Military Identification