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Specialty Museum California  (Hemet-LA)

 
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  Hemet

  Hemet Ryan Air Museum

  4082 Walden Weaver Road

  Hemet   CA  92543    

  Phone   909 658-2716

  Web Site  *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:   8/24/2004

 

Ramona Bowl & Museum
27400 Ramona Bowl Road
Hemet CA 92544
Phone 909 658-2716
Web Site http://www.ramonapageant.com/pageant/history/index.shtml
Alt Web http://www.rvjournal.com/winter02/inlandempire.html
Description 70+ year old annual pageant of 1850's lovers with 400 cast members has outdoor amphitheatre and it's own museum
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Kind of Activity Performance
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 03/31/2003

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  California
Hollywood
Frederick's of Hollywood Lingerie Museum
6608 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood CA 90028
Phone 323 466-8506
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.frommers.com/destinations/moreattract.cfm?a_id=25043
Description unmentionables from the famed purveyor of exotic underthings, and collection of the same from celebrities
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Collection A-F Costume
Owner/Operator: Fredericks of Hollywood
New or Updated: 04/15/2003

 

  CA

  Hollywood

  Hollywood Heritage Museum

  2100 Highland Avenue

  PO Box 2586

  Hollywood  CA 90078    

  Phone   213 874-2276

  Web Site  http://www.hollywoodheritage.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.seeing-stars.com/Museums/StudioMuseum.shtml

  Description  located in 1895 barn which was adapted for use as a film studio in 1912 and

                    later became the home of Paramount Studios

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Industry /Profession Movies

  New or Updated:  9/16/2004
 

  CA

  Hollywood

  Hollywood Wax Museum Inc

  6767 Hollywood Boulevard

  Hollywood     CA  90028    

  Phone   323 462-5991

  Web Site  http://www.hollywoodwax.com/

  Alt Web  http://www.seeing-stars.com/Museums/HollywoodWax.shtml

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Wax

  New or Updated:   1/5/2005

California
Hollywood
LAFD Museum and Memorial
1355 North Cahuenga Boulevard
mail: LAFD Historical Society Office 2900 West Temple
LA 90026
Hollywood CA
Phone 323 464-2727
Web Site http://www.lafd.org/museum.htm
Description Station 27 now a fire museum, with a memorial
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Building Type  Fire House
Industry /Profession Firefighting
Era 1930-1992
Owner/Operator: LAFD Historical Society
New or Updated: 04/16/2003

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California
Huntington Beach
Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum
223 North Coast Highway
Huntington Beach   92054
Phone 
760 721-6876
Web Site  http://surfmuseum.org/
E-mail  mailto:HangtenRW@aol.com
Alt Web www.cruzio.com/arts/scva/surf.html
Description Surfing equipment and photographs
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Sports
Collection N-Z Surfing

California
La Mesa
Computer Museum of America
5005 Fairgrounds Rd
La Mesa  95338
Phone 
209 742-7625
Web Site  www.computer-museum.org/
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial

California
Lodi
International Yo-Yo Museum
14 School Street
Lodi CA 95240
Phone
209 366-1969
Web Site  *****
Description 3000 yo-yos dating back to 1890
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z Toys
 

  CA

  Long Beach

  American Museum of Straw Art

  2324 Snowden Ave

  Long Beach CA   90815    

  Phone  562 431-3540

  Web Site  http://www.strawartmuseum.org/amsahome.htm

  Description  presents the straw arts in online and touring exhibits

  Type of Resource Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Collection  Crafts

  Collection  Baskets

  New or Updated:  4/7/2006

California
Long Beach
Long Beach Fire Department Museum
1445 Peterson Street
Old Station 10
Long Beach CA
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.lbfd-museum.org/
E-mail  mailto:LBFDMuseum@hotmail.com
Description open only one day a month, staffed by retired firefighters. Equipment, medals, memorabilia
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Firefighting
Field of Study/Science Facility
Era  1925

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California
Los Angeles
African American Firefighter
1401 South Central Avenue
mail: PO Box 56013 LA 90008
Los Angeles CA 90021
Phone 
213 744-1730
Web Site  http://www.lafd.org/aafm.htm
Description  former firehouse honors African American firefighters -- owned by LA Fire Department
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Building Type  Fire House
Industry /Profession  Firefighting
Group Identity  African American
Owner/Operator:  LAFD

California
Los Angeles
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90049
Phone 310 440-4500
Web Site http://www.skirball.org/
E-mail mailto:info@skirball.org
Description museum, theater, film, literary programs -- history of Jewish life from antiquity to US
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Group Identity Jewish
New or Updated: 04/20/2003

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 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
Los Angeles
Hollywood Wax Museum
6767 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90028
Phone 323 462-8860
Web Site http://www.hollywoodwax.com/
E-mail mailto:tejsundher@hotmail.com
Description wax figures of movie, TV, recording stars, historical figures, and a chamber of horrors with figures of horror movie
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Wax
Industry /Profession Movies
Owner/Operator: Hollywood Heritage
New or Updated: 04/26/2003

California
Los Angeles
L Ron Hubbard Life Exhibition
6331 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles CA
Phone 323 960-3511
Web Site http://www.lronhubbardprofile.org/exhib.htm
Description dedicated to multi-faceted man who is best known today for his science fiction and Scientology
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 04/28/2003

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
6006 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles CA
Phone 
323 761-8170
Web Site  http://www.jewishla.com/html/l.a._holocaust_museum.htm
Description  "The World That Was" pre- and post- life; ghetto and camp experience
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility  Holocaust

Los Angeles Police Society
5636 North Figueroa Street
Los Angeles CA  90042
Phone 
323 344-9445
Web Site  http://community.ohio.com/
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site Association
Industry /Profession  Law Enforcement

My Jewish Discovery Place
 Association of Los Angeles
5870 West Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles CA
Phone 
213 857-0036
Web Site  www.jewishculture.org/jewishmuseums/discover.htm
E-mail  mailto:museum@zimmermuseum.org
Alt Web www.lathingstodo.com/myjewish.htm
Description hands-on museum of Jewish history, tradition, customs, holidays
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Children
Group Identity  Jewish

California
Los Angeles
Old Plaza Fire House Museum
1354 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles CA 90012
Phone
213 625-3741
Web Site
http://www.lacvb.com/mod45/olveras.html
Alt Web http://www.ci.la.ca.us/tourist/streets.htm
Description part of El Pueblo, restored firehouse holds 19th century equipment
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession Firefighting
Building Firehouse

Era 1884
Owner/Operator: LAFD
New or Updated: 05/02/2003

Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire
Los Angeles CA
Phone
Web Site 
www.petersen.org
Description hundreds of cars, trucks and motorcycles in themed exhibits
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive

California
Los Angeles
Travel Town Museum
5200 Zoo Drive
MAIL:  Dept of Recreation & Parks, 3900 W Chevy Chase
 
 Dr, MS 656-3, LA 90039
Los Angeles  CA  90072    
 
Phone  323 662-5874
 
Alt Phone  213 485-5520
 
Web Site  http://www.ci.la.ca.us/RAP/grifmet/tt/information.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.scsra.org/ttown/
 
Description  located in Griffith Park, contains steam locomotives, vintage freight &
                       
passenger cars, cabooses, rail car motorcar
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock
 
Owner/Operator:  City of Los Angeles
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003

Western Museum of Scouting
Address
Los Angeles CA
Phone
Web Site
www.scoutmuseum.org
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z Scouting

 

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