Bay Area Museums
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Essig Museum of Entomology – Berkeley
A 4.5 million specimen entomological research collection with specimens primarily from western North America and the northern neotropics.
Lawrence Hall of Science Berkeley
Featuring painting, photography, sculpture, and more.
Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia – Burlingame
Featuring an online exhibit of hundreds of dispensers from the ’50s to the present. Also a source for European and hard-to-find dispensers and accessories.
Blackhawk Automotive Museum – Danville
Resources, projects and exhibits related to the automobile and automotive art through time. Features highlights from the museum collections
Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site – Danville
Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum – Fremont
Dedicated to the acquisition and historic preservation of artifacts and local history of film making in Niles, California. Find information about the current silent film theater schedule and upcoming events.
Hawkes Winery and Teapot Museum – Healdsburg
Find information about the vineyards, wines, and galleries at the Hawkes Winery. Features a tasting room and a teapot museum.
Mills College Art Museum– Oakland
Exhibits focus on the creative work of women artists from around the globe with an emphasis on modern artwork.
Oakland Museum of California – Oakland
U.S.S. Potomac – Oakland
Built in 1934 as the Coast Guard cutter Electra, she was recommissioned in 1936 as President Franklin Roosevelt’s “floating White House” and later purchased by Elvis Presley. Includes tour information and photos.
Petaluma Historical Museum/Library – Petaluma
Dedicated to the history of Petaluma and its environs.
Point Arena Lighthouse and Museum – Point Arena
Online home of the Point Arena Lighthouse and Museum in Mendocino, California. Find information about lighthouse tours and lodging, whale watching off the point, and museum exhibits and events.
I. Wolk Gallery – Saint Helena
Featuring contemporary paintings, work on paper, and sculpture.
Hiller Aviation Museum – San Carlos
Collection dedicated to man’s concept of flight. The museum highlights the many historic advancements native to Northern California, and shows how technologies resident here today will shape the future of air transportation.
Bay Area Discovery Museum – San Francisco
The Beat Museum – San Francisco
The Beat Museum, located in the North Beach area of San Francisco, features collections from writers including Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Ferlinghetti.
Gold Rush Trail/ Gold Rush Trail Foundation – San Francisco
San Francisco’s outdoor history museum is a walking tour of gold rush era historical monuments, areas and points of interest.
Magnes Museum – San Francisco
Cultural partnership uniting The Judah L. Magnes Museum and The Jewish Museum San Francisco.
Musée Mécanique@ – San Francisco
National Maritime Museum Association – San Francisco
Operates the USS Pampanito, a WWII submarine and assists with the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum – San Francisco
Explore a world of improbabilities located at Fisherman’s Wharf.
San Francisco Fire Department Museum – San Francisco
Includes department history, exhibit information, and more.
Strybing Arboretum & Botanical Gardens – San Francisco
Celebrating the bond between people and plants, the San Francisco Botanical Garden is located within Golden Gate Park.
Wax Museum – San Francisco
Site includes admission prices, directions, and a list of the wax figures in the museum.
Children’s Discovery Museum (CDM) – San Jose
Serves the needs of children, families, and schools as a center for learning and discovery.
Rosicrucian Park and Egyptian Museum – San Jose
Wings of History – San Martin
Dedicated to the preservation and restoration of antique aircraft and other aviation artifacts.
Charles M. Schulz Museum – Santa Rosa
Features exhibits, biography, timeline, news, and event calendar.
Luther Burbank Home and Gardens – Santa Rosa
Vacaville Museum – Vacaville
Center for Solano County history. Features hours, exhibit info, guild, and membership information.
Lindsay Wildlife Museum – Walnut Creek
Wildlife rehabilitation and educational center that focuses on native California wildlife and natural history. Offers a charitable vehicle donation program.
Mendocino County Museum – Willits
Napa Valley Museum – Yountville
Featuring the people, environment, wine and agricultural industries of Nap