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California
Mendocino
Point Cabrillo Light Station & Preserve
PO Box 641
Mendocino CA 85460
Phone
707 937-0816
Web Site http://www.mcn.org/1/pointcabrillo/
E-mail  mailto:ncia@mcn.org
Description  lighthouse, blacksmith shop located in 300 preserve
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Lighthouse
Era 1908
 

  CA

  Mill Valley

  Marian Eakins Archaeological Collection

  Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary

  201 Seminary Drive

  Mill Valley   CA

  Phone  415 380-1300

  Web Site http://catalog.ggbts.edu/Campuses/ncfacilities.html

  Description  located in campus library, focus on Near East & Bible context

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:   7/10/2007

California
Monterey
Maritime Museum of Monterey
5 Custom House Plaza
PO Box 805
Monterey CA  93942
Phone 
831 372-2608
Web Site  BROKEN http://mhaamm.org/
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Collection G-M Models
Research /Reading  Library

California
Morro Bay
Judy's Sewing & Craft Museum
305 Arcadia Avenue
Morro Bay CA 93442
Phone
805 772-9455
Web Site *****
Description Sewing
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Crafts

CA
  Mountain View
  Computer Museum History Center
 
1401 N Shoreline Boulevard
  Mountain View  CA  94043   
  Phone  650 810-1010
  Web Site  www.computerhistory.org/
  E-mail  mailto:info@computerhistory.org
 
Description first phase of physical museum open June 2003, rest underway -- online exhibits
  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Industrial
  Collection N-Z  Photography
  Research /Reading  Archives
  New or Updated:  07/28/2003

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  California
Nevada City
American Victorian Museum (Teddy Bear Castle)
203 S Pine St
PO Box 328
Nevada City CA 95959
Phone 530 265-5804
Web Site http://www.teddybearcastle.com/
Alt Web http://www.sierrafoothillmagazine.com/history.html
Description includes Teddy Bear Castle Museum with 2000 teddies
Type of Resource Museum
Collection N-Z Toys
New or Updated: 05/09/2003

California
Nevada City
Firehouse Museum
214 Main Street
Nevada City CA 95959
Phone
530 265-5468
Web Site http://summitnet.com/mine/
Description Underground mine tour, exhibits, gold panning.
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Firefighting
 
  California
Newport Beach
Newport Harbor Nautical Museum
151 East Coast Highway
Newport Beach CA  92660
Phone
949 675-8915
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime

California
North Hollywood
Metropolitan Historical Collection
5330 Laurel Canyon Boulevard
North Hollywood CA 91607
Phone 213 769-1515
Web Site  *****
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive
New or Updated: 06/19/2003

 

  California
Oakland
FDR Memorial Park -- USS Potomac
66 Jack London Sq
Oakland CA
Phone
510 627-1215
Web Site
http://www.usspotomac.org/
Alt Web http://www.rtcol.com/~oakland/
Description FDR "Floating White House and tug that is the only remaining boat afloat from Pearl Harbor Dec 1941
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Ship
New or Updated: 05/13/2003
 

  CA

  Oakland

  German American Culture Center

  1720 Mac Arthur Blvd

  Oakland  CA   94602    

  Phone  510 336-9198

  Web Site www.germancenter.org

  Description  to promote German culture, currently fundraising for new center and

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Group Identity  German

  New or Updated:   9/8/2006

Western Aerospace Museum
8260 Boeing Street #621
Oakland CA  94621
Phone
510 638-7100
Web Site www.aerospace.org/
Description aviation and space, 24 planes
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

  California
Oceanside
California Surf Museum
223 North Coast Highway
Oceanside CA 92054
Phone
760 721-6876
Web Site http://surfmuseum.org/
Description surfing equipment & photographs, new feature exhibits every six months
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports
Collection N-Z  Photography

California
Orange
House of Victorian Visions
254 South Glasell St
Orange CA 92866
Phone
714 997-1893
Web Site http://victorianbridalmuseum.com/about/
E-mail  mailto:VictBriMus@aol.com
Description combination museum/store/wedding site features 40 antique gowns & Victorian-style weddings
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Collection A-F Bridal Gowns
Collection N-Z Weddings

California
Oxnard
Ventura County Maritime Museum
2731 S Victoria Ave
Oxnard CA 93030
Phone
805 984-6260
Web Site
*****
E-mail
mailto:vcmm@aol.com
Alt Web
http://www.channelislandsharbor.org/beaches.cfm
Description
primary focus is 36 model "Genealogy of the Ship" collection, art works, quarterly rotating exhibits
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Collection G-M Models
New or Updated: 05/14/2003

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