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California
Simi Valley
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley CA  93065
Phone 
805 522-8444
Web Site http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/
Toll Free  800 410-8354
E-mail  mailto:reagan.library@nara.gov
Alt Web http://www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
Description  memorabilia and exhibits include gifts from foreign governments, part of the Berlin Wall, and a replica of the Oval Office
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library

California
Simi Valley
Skatelab Skateboard Museum
4226 Valley Fair Street
Simi Valley CA 93063
Phone
805 578-0040
Web Site
http://www.skatelab.com/museum/index.php
E-mail
mailto:museum@skatelab.com
Alt Web
http://www.skateboardman.com/
Description
located at indoor skateboard park, with 2000 vintage skateboards and memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Sports
New or Updated: 07/04/2003

 

 

  California
Soda Springs
Auburn Ski Club Skisport Museum
19865 Boreal Ridge Road
PO Box 82
Soda Springs CA 95728
Phone 530 426-3313
Web Site http://www.auburnskiclub.org/ski_museum/index.html
Alt Web http://www.usskiteam.com/general/history.htm
Description Skiing the Western US from California Gold camps through modern Olympics and more
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Sports
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Collection N-Z Skiing
New or Updated: 06/11/2003
  California
Solvang
Hans Christian Andersen Museum
1680 Mission Drive
Solvang CA 93463
Phone 805 688-2052
Web Site http://www.solvangca.com/museum/h1.htm
Description tours and lectures on noted children's author - books, paper cutouts, memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Collection A-F Books
Owner/Operator: Santa Ynez Valley Historical Society
New or Updated: 06/07/2003

California
Solvang
Solvang Motorcycle Museum
320 Alisal Road, Suite 202
Solvang CA
Phone
Web Site http://www.solvangca.com/cyle2.html
Description antique motorcycles
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive
Collection G-M Motorcycle
New or Updated: 06/04/2003

 

 

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Sunnyvale
Lace Museum
552 South Murphy Ave
Sunnyvale CA 94086
Phone 408 730-4695
Web Site http://www.thelacemuseum.org/
Description dedicated to keeping lacemaking alive
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Collection G-M Lace
New or Updated: 06/14/2003

California
Travis AFB
Travis AFB Heritage Center
Burgan Boulevard
Travis AFB 94535
Phone
707 424-5605
Web Site https://www.travis.af.mil/museum

E-mail  mailto:Gary.leiser@travis.af.mil
Description  28 aircraft outdoors, five additional aircraft and other exhibits indoors -- call ahead for security rules
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Industry /Profession Air Force
Research /Reading  Library

  Tustin

  Marconi Automotive Museum

  1302 Industrial Drive

  Tustin  CA   92780    

  Phone  714 258-3001

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

  Description  Ferraris, race cars, motorcycles

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  6/21/2007

California
Van Nuys
Constellation Historical Society
7702 Woodley Avenue
Van Nuys CA  91406
Phone 
805 484-1403
Web Site  http://members.tripod.com/~N73544/
E-mail  mailto:aerocon@earthlink.net
Description  maintains and flies one of last five flyable Constellation aircraft
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation

California
Victorville
Roy Rogers-Dale Evans Museum
15650 Seneca Road
Victorville CA  92392
Phone 
760 243-4547
Web Site  www.royrogers.com
Description  memorabilia of movie and TV cowboy husband and wife, best known for stuffed horse, Trigger
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility Old West
Industry /Profession Movies

California
Vista
Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum
2040 N Santa Fe Ave
Vista CA  92083
Phone 
760 941-1791
Web Site www.ziggyworks.com/~museum
Description agricultural machinery
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Collection A-F Engines
Collection G-M Machinery

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Walnut Creek
 
Museum of Vintage Fashion
 
10 Lacassie Court
 
Walnut Creek   CA
 
Phone   925 944-1896
 
Alt Phone   925 938-3810
 
Web Site  http://www.museumofvintagefashion.org/
 
Description  36000 pieces of wearing apparel, by appointment only
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection A-F Costume
 
New or Updated:   1/14/2004

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  West Hollywood

  MAK Center for Art & Architecture

  835 North Kings Road

  West Hollywood  CA   90069    

  Phone  323 651-1510

  Web Site  http://www.makcenter.org/

  Description  home & studio of architect Rudolf Schindler

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Building

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Era  1922

  New or Updated:  4/7/2006

California
Whittier
Whittier College Library
13406 Philadelphia Street
Whittier CA  90601
Phone 
562 907-4200
Web Site  www.whittier.edu
Description  Nixon Room holds a large collection of his memorabilia, including the bulk of gifts he received from foreign governments
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics

California
Wilmington
Drum Barracks Civil War Museum
1052 Banning Boulevard
Wilmington CA 90744
Phone 310 548-7509
Web Site http://www.drumbarracks.org/
Description last remaining wooden building of Union Civil War fort, staging ground for Union activities in the Southwest
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Military
Collection A-F Arms
Collection N-Z Model
Era 1861-1871
New or Updated: 06/18/2003

California
Woodland
Hays Antique Truck Museum
622 1st St
Box 391
Woodland CA  99574  
Phone
907 424-6665
Web Site www.truckmuseum.org/index.html
E-mail  mailto:cdvmsm@ptialalaska.net
Description  Local History focusing on Copper river & Northwestern Railroad
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Fishing
Owner/Operator:  Cordova Historical Society, City of Cordova

California
Yorba Linda
Richard M Nixon Library and Birthplace
18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda CA  92686
Phone 
714 993-3393
Web Site  www.nixonfoundation.org
Description  grounds include Nixon's birthplace, where he lived until he was 9, library, museum with 22 galleries, grave
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library

 

 


 

 


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