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  CA

  Los Angeles

  American Film Institute

  2021 N Western Avenue

  Los Angeles CA   90027    

  Phone 323 856-7654

  Web     http://www.afi.com/

  Description  history of film, television & cable, scripts, seminar transcripts non-

                    circulating research library

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Industry /Profession Movies

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Research    Library

  New or Updated                                     2/9/2006


California
Los Angeles
Hollywood Bowl Museum
2301 North Highland Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90078
Phone 323 850-2058
Web Site http://www.hollywoodbowl.org/event/museum.cfm
E-mail mailto:museum@laphil.org
Alt Web http://parks.co.la.ca.us/hollywood_bowl.html
Description photos, film, memorabilia of famous outdoor entertainment venue
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Entertainment
Building Type Theater
Kind of Activity Performance
Industry /Profession Music
Collection A-F Film
Collection N-Z Photography
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 04/24/2003

California
Los Angeles
Hollywood Entertainment Museum
7021 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90028
Phone 323 465-7900
Web Site http://www.hollywoodmuseum.com/index.html
Description 11x12 foot model of 45 blocks of Hollywood in 1940s, Max Factor exhibit,
science fiction, Masquers club bar & piano

Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Industry /Profession Movies
Collection A-F Film
Collection G-M Models
New or Updated: 04/24/2003

 

 
Hollywood Guinness Museum
6764 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90028
Phone 323 463-6433
Web Site http://www.guinnessrecords.com/
Alt Web http://www.seeing-stars.com/Museums/Guinness.shtml
Description biggest, smallest, fastest, slowest -- displays world record holding events and people
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Entertainment

California
Los Angeles
Hollywood History Museum
1660 North Highland Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90028
Phone 323 464-7776
Web Site http://www.hollywoodhistorymuseum.com/
Description Hollywood entertainment industry, Max Factor Legacy, the Community of Hollywood, Art Deco architecture,
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Industry /Profession Movies
New or Updated: 04/25/2003

California
Los Angeles
Hollywood Studio Museum
2100 North Highland Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90028
Phone 323 874-2276
Web Site http://www.hollywoodheritage.org/
Description located in barn where Cecil B. De Mille shot first full length picture, birthplace of Paramount Studios,
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Industry /Profession Movies
New or Updated: 04/25/2003

 
   
  California
Oakland
Jack London Square
Address
Oakland CA
Phone
Web Site http://www.jacklondonsquare.com/attractionframe.html
Description shopping & entertainment complex with several museums, water activities & tours, named after & with ties to author and activist with an Oakland base
Type of Resource Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus Entertainment
Building Type Tavern
Kind of Activity Ferry
Nature of Group or Site Farmers Market
New or Updated: 05/13/2003

  CA
 
Oakland
 
Paramount Theatre
 
2025 Broadway
 
Oakland  CA
 
Phone   510 893-5098
 
Web Site  http://www.paramounttheatre.com/
 
Description  limited schedule of tours of restored, active theater
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Entertainment
 
Building Type   Theater
 
Kind of Activity   Performance
 
New or Updated:   1/14/2004

California
Red Bluff
Red Bluff Round-Up Museum
650 Antelope Boulevard
Tehama District Fairgrounds
Red Bluff CA 96080
Phone
530 527-8700
Web Site
http://www.redbluffroundup.com/ROUNDUPMUSEUMPAGE.htm
Description
memorabilia of annual event back to 1918
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Entertainment
Collection N-Z Photography
New or Updated: 05/19/2003
 

  CA

  Reseda

  Lively Arts History Association

  7341 Etiwanda Ave

  Reseda CA   91335    

  Web Site http://www.lahacal.org/

  Description  teaches history through the performing arts - largely 19th century

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Kind of Activity  Performance

  New or Updated:  11/30/2006

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California
Santa Clara
Paramount's Great America
2401 Agnew Road
Santa Clara CA 95054
Phone 408 988-1776
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Kind of Activity Theme Park
  California
San Diego
Sea World San Diego
500 Sea World Drive
San Diego CA 92109
Phone 619 226-3915
Web Site  www.seaworld.org
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Kind of Activity Sea Life
Nature of Group or Site Animals
Field of Study Science Facility Aquarium

California
San Diego
Spreckels Organ Society
Balboa Park
MAIL 1549 El Prado, Ste 10
San Diego CA 92101
Phone 619 702-8138
Web Site http://www.serve.com/sosorgan/
E-mail mailto:Sosorgan@AOL.com
Description groups presents concerts at huge outdoor 4518 pipe organ in Balboa Park
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus Entertainment
Kind of Activity Performance
Collection G-M Musical Instrument
New or Updated: 07/02/2003

California
San Francisco
International Special Effects Museum
1425 Illinois St
San Francisco CA 94107
Phone
415 648-7739
Web Site
******
Description we believe this museum may be gone
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
New or Updated: 05/31/2003
 
  California
Santa Clara
Paramount's Great America
2401 Agnew Road
MAIL PO Box 1776 95052
Santa Clara CA 95054
Phone 408 988-1776
Web Site http://www.pgathrills.com/
Description theme park with Nickelodeon attractions
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus Entertainment
Kind of Activity Theme Park
New or Updated: 06/05/2003

California
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach Street
Santa Cruz CA 95060
Phone 831 423-5590
Web Site http://www.beachboardwalk.com/
Description mile long beach and boardwalk - admission-free, 30 rides, indoor games, play pool
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Kind of Activity Amusement Park
 
  California
Skyforest
Santa's Village
Address
Skyforest CA
Phone 909 336-3661
Web Site http://www.santasvillagecalifornia.com/
Description
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Kind of Activity Amusement Park
 
  California
Universal City
Universal Studios
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City CA 91608
Phone 818 777-1000
Web Site http://themeparks.universalstudios.com/themeparks_flash.html
Description
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Kind of Activity Theme Park
Industry Profession Movies
 
  California
Valencia
Six Flags Magic Mountain
26101 Magic Mountain Parkway
Valencia CA 91355
Phone
661 255-4100
Web Site
http://www.sixflags.com/
Description a six flags theme park, Warner Bros cartoon characters
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus Entertainment
Kind of Activity Theme Park
New or Updated: 05/24/2003
 
  California
Vallejo
Six Flags Marine World
2001 Marine World Parkway
Vallejo CA 94589
Phone 707 644-4000
Web Site http://sixflags.com
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Kind of Activity Sea Life
Nature of Group or Site Animals
Field of Study Science Facility Aquarium
 
  Colorado
Denver
Six Flags Elitch Gardens
299 Walnut Street
Denver CO 80204
Phone 303 595-4386
Web Site http://www.sixflags.com/parks/elitchgardens/home.asp
Description
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Kind of Activity Theme Park
 
  Colorado
Englewood
Funtastic Fun
3085 South Broadway
Englewood CO 80110
Phone 303 761-8700
Web Site *****
Description  indoor park with rides, climbing structures
Type of Resource  Activity
Primary Focus:  Entertainment
Kind of Activity  Amusement Park

Colorado
Golden
Heritage Square Golden Colorado
18301 W Colfax Avenue
Golden CO 80401
Phone 303 279-2789
Web Site http://www.heritagesquare.info/
Alt Web http://www.ingolden.com/attractions_f.html
Description shopping & entertainment center with shops, food, rides, entertainment
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus Entertainment
New or Updated: 05/06/2003
 
  Connecticut
Bloomfield
Vintage Dance Society
PO Box 832
Bloomfield CT 06002
Phone 860 286-9191
Web Site http://www.vintagedancing.com/
Description provides dancers for theatrical performances, museums, etc. and holds events throughout the year
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Era 1840-1925
 
  Connecticut
Bristol
Lake Compounce
822 Lake Avenue
Bristol CT 06010
Phone 860 583 3300
Web Site http://www.lakecompounce.com/
E-mail info@lakecompounce.com
Description oldest continuously operating amusement park in the US, wooden roller coaster, water park
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Kind of Activity Amusement Park
 
  Connecticut
Bristol
New England Carousel Museum
95 Riverside Avenue, Rt 72
Bristol CT 06010
Phone 860 314-0483
Alt Phone  860 585-5411
Web Site http://www.thecarouselmuseum.com/
E-mail mailto:info@thecarouselmuseum.com
Description collection of antique carousel pieces, restoration, operated Bushnell Park Carousel
Building Type Carousel
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Entertainment
 
  Connecticut
Bristol
Witch's Dungeon Classic Horror Museum
90 Battle Street
Bristol CT 06010
Phone 860 583-8306
Web Site www.witchsdungeon.org
Description life-size recreations of famous movie horror figures
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Industry Profession Movies
 
  Connecticut
Cheshire
Barker Character, Comic and Cartoon Museum
1188 Highland Avenue
Route 10
Cheshire CT 06410
Phone 203 272-2357
Toll Free 800 955-2357
Web Site www.barkeranimation.com/museum
Description memorabilia of movie, TV, and cartoon characters
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Collection A-F Cartoons
 
  Connecticut
Mashantucket
Foxwoods Resort Casino
39 Norwich Westerly RD
MAIL: Rt 2 PO Box 3777
Mashantucket CT 06338
Phone
Web Site http://www.foxwoods.com/
Toll Free 800 FOXWOODS
E-mail mailto:information@foxwoods.com
Description 3 hotels, casino, golf, theatre, music club
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus Entertainment
Nature of Group or Site Casino
Industry /Profession Gambling
New or Updated: 05/22/2003

 

  CT

  Middlebury

  Quassy Amusement Park

  2132 Middlebury Road

  Middlebury  CT  06762    

  Phone   203 758-2913

  Web Site  www.quassy.com/

  Toll Free  800 FOR PARK

  Description  since 1908, 24 rides, swimming and boating, rock climbing wall, 100 arcade games

  Type of Resource   Activity

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Kind of Activity   Amusement Park

  New or Updated:  1/31/2005

 
 

  CT

  Stamford

  National Cartoon Museum

  Stamford  CT

  Web Site www.cartoon.org

  E-mail  mailto:inquiry@cartoon.org?subject=National%20Cartoon%20Museum%2

              0Question...

  Description  200,000 pieces of art, many mainstream cartoons and cartoonists,

                    temporarily in storage with scholarly access only

  Type of Resource Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Collection A-F  Cartoons

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  12/9/2006


Connecticut
Storrs
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
Address
Storrs CT
Phone
Web Site www.sp.uconn.edu/~wwwsfa/bimp
Description one of the largest puppet collections in the world
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Entertainment
Collection N-Z Puppets
 
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