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  California
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Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
Address
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Phone
Web Site
http://cprr.org
Description web-based collection of thousands of photos and drawings of the transcontinental railroad
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Online Museum
Collection N-Z Photography
New or Updated: 07/09/2003
 

  CA

  Alameda

  USS Hornet Museum

  Pier 3

  Alameda Point

  Alameda  CA   94501    

  Phone 510 521-8448

  Web Site www.uss-hornet.org/

  E-mail  info@uss-hornet.org

  Description  aircraft carrier with four decks available for visitors

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type Ship

  Industry /Profession Navy

  New or Updated:  10/27/2006

California
Atwater
Castle Air Museum
5050 Santa Fe Dr
PO Box 5488
Atwater CA  95301
Phone 
209 723-2178
Web Site  http://www.elite.net/castle-air/
E-mail  mailto:chassl@pacbell.net
Description  43 aircraft on display
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Industry /Profession  Air Force
Era  WWII-present

 

  CA

  Benicia

  Benicia Fire Museum

  200 East 2nd Street

  Benicia  CA   94510    

  Phone  707 745-1688

  Web Site http://beniciafiremuseum.org/

  E-mail mailto:Benicia-firemuseum@pacbell.net

  Description  centerpiece is 1820 hand pumper

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Firefighting

  New or Updated:  11/18/2006

Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns
2024 Camel Road
Benicia CA
Phone
707 745-5435
Web Site  http://www.flash.net/~cbarn
Description site of a US Arsenal, also the final home of the experimental Camel Corps
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Military
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
Era  1860

 
  California
Buellton
Jack's Gas-Up Museum
Address
Buellton CA
Phone
Web Site http://www.solvangca.com/jack/index.htm
E-mail mailto:webmaster@solvangca.com
Description privately owned museum with gasoline pumps, license plates, oil cans, signs
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive
New or Updated: 06/04/2003
 
  California
Buena Park
Motts Miniatures Museum

7900 La Palma Avenue
Buena Park CA  90620
Phone 
714 527-1843
Web Site  http://members.aol.com/mottsminis/museum.htm
Description  based in miniature store
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Collection G-M Miniatures
 

 

 

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California
Banning
Malki Museum
11-795 Fields Road
Banning CA 92220
Phone
909 849-3549
Web Site
http://www.malkimuseum.org/
Description
 museum on Morongo Reservation w/focus on San Gorgonio Pass but collects & displays varied Southern CA Indian tribes
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 03/26/2003

California
Calistoga
Pedals Past Bicycle Museum
1458 Lincoln Avenue Railroad Car #12
Calistoga CA  94515
Phone 
707 942-9469
Web Site  www.pedalspast.com/pedalstext.html
Description  pneumatic tire bicycles, some available to ride
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Bicycle
Era  1933-1970

 

California
Camarillo
Airliners of America
455 Aviation Drive
Camarillo CA  93010
Phone
805 444-2257
Web Site  http://www.orgsites.com/ca/airlinersofamerica/
Description  dedicated to restoration and preservation of commercial airliners, operating Martin 404 for charter, participates in air shows
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation

Global Aeronautical Foundation
Camarillo Airport
PO Box 2617
Camarillo CA 93011
Phone 
805 529-1748
Web Site  *****
Description  flying museum was operating Super Constellation
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
 

  CA

  Camarillo

  Airliners of America

  455 Aviation Drive

  Camarillo  CA   93010    

  Phone  805 444-2257

  Web Site http://www.orgsites.com/ca/airlinersofamerica/

  Description  dedicated to restoration and preservation of commercial airliners,

                    operating Martin 404 for charter, participates in air shows

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:   1/26/2007

 

  CA

  Camp San Luis Obispo

  Conservation Corps Museum

  PO Box 13510

  Camp San Luis Obispo CA   93406    

  Phone  805 788-0517

  Web Site www.militarymuseum.org/CCCMuseum.html

  E-mail  mailto:sduran@urbancorps.org

  Description  4 original buildings of 1930s era CCC

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Social History

  Era   1930

  New or Updated:  2/21/2007
 

  CA

  Carson

  International Printing Museum

  315 Torrance Boulevard

  Carson  CA   90745    

  Phone  310 515-7166

  Web Site www.printmuseum.org

  E-mail   mailto:printmuseum@earthlink.net

  Description  extensive collection of printing machinery

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Collection G-M   Machinery

  New or Updated:   7/19/2007

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  CA

  Chico

  National Yo-Yo Museum

  320 Broadway

  Chico  CA   95928    

  Phone  530 893-0545

  Web Site www.nationalyoyo.org

  Description  home of the Duncan family collection of yo-yos and yo-yo events

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Collection N-Z  Toys

  New or Updated:   2/4/2007
 

  China Lake

  Naval Armament & Technology Museum

  China Lake   CA

  Phone  760 939-3530

  Web Site http://www.chinalakemuseum.org/clmf/

  E-mail  mailto:clmf1@ridgenet.net,tacitus1@ml1.net

  Description  weapons development site, obtain passes ahead of time for access

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  New or Updated:   2/26/2007
 

  CA

  Chino

  Planes of Fame Museum

  7000 Merrill Ave

  Chino Airport

  Chino  CA   91710    

  Phone  909 597-3514

  Web Site www.planesoffame.org/

  Description  started to preserve WW II fighting aircraft, now 150 aircraft, 30 flyable

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:   2/28/2007

  CA

  Claremont

  Kenneth G Fiske Museum of Musical Instruments

  Claremont College

  150 E Eighth St

  Claremont  CA   91711    

  Phone   909 607-7431

  Web Site www.cuc.claremont.edu/fiske/welcome.htm

  Description  NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC -- as of our update Feb 2007

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Collection G-M   Musical Instruments

  New or Updated:  3/9/2007

California
Crescent City
Battery Point Lighthouse Museum
577 H Street
Crescent  City CA  95531
Phone 
707 464-3089
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Lighthouse
Owner/Operator:  Del Norte County Historical Society


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California
Dana Point
Nautical Heritage Museum
4532 Del Prado
Dana Point CA
Phone
714 661-1001
Web Site
Description replica revenue cutter Californian, small museum
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Ship
 

  CA

  Danville

  Blackhawk Automotive Museum

  1092 Eagles Nest Place

  Danville  CA   94506    

  Phone  925 736-3344

  Web Site www.blackhawkcollection.com

  E-mail  http://www.vegasauction.com/

  Description  primarily a dealer in antique autos, they maintain a public showroom

                    in Las Vegas

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  4/9/2007

 
 

  CA

  Donner Summit

  Western SkiSport Museum

   Boreal Ski Area

  Donner Summit  CA   92728    

  Phone   530 426-3313

  Web Site  http://www.auburnskiclub.org/?page=skiMuseum

  Description  Auburn Ski Club, Snowshoe Thompson, US Ski Team & Olympic History

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Sports

  Collection N-Z  Skiing

  New or Updated:   11/4/2004
 

  CA

  Dos Palos

  Central California Historical Military Museum

  Prince Ave

  Dos Palos  CA   93620    

  Phone  209 392-8264

  Web Site www.eaglefield.org

  Alt Web http://www.eaglefield.net

  Description  dedicated to preservation for Eagle Field AAF WW II training base

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Industry /Profession Air Force

  New or Updated:  3/24/2007

California
Edwards AFB
Flight Test Center Museum
405 South Rosamond Blvd
mail: 95 ABW/MU

Edwards AFB  93524
Phone 
661 277-8050
Web Site http://www.edwards.af.mil/trip/docs_html/museum.html
E-mail  mailto:museum@edwards.af.mil
Alt Web  http://www.af.mil/news/Jul2000/n20000719_001093.html
Description  expanded museum opened 1998 to display exhibits and aircraft of flight test center, base, and personnel
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Research /Reading  Library

 
 

  CA

  Escondido

  Deer Park Car Museum

   29013 Champagne Boulevard

  Escondido  CA    92026    

  Phone   760 749-1666

  Web Site  http://www.ci.escondido.ca.us/glance/uniquely/deerpark/

  Description  112 cars in the middle of a vineyard

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:   9/22/2004


California
Eureka
Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum
1410 Second St
Eureka CA  95501
Phone 
707 444-9440
Web Site
Description  Madaket passenger ship
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Ship
 

  CA

  Firebaugh

  Heritage of Eagles Aviation Museum

  11163 North Eagle Ave

  Firebaugh CA  93622    

  Web Site http://www.b25.net/museum/hpages/museum.html

  E-mail  mailto:TB25N@att.net

  Description  see Central CA Historical Military Museum

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Era  WWII

  New or Updated:  4/1/2007

California
Fort Bragg
Triangle Tattoo & Museum
356 B North Main Street
Fort Bragg CA 95437
Phone 
707 964-8814
Web Site http://www.triangletattoo.com/
E-mail mailto:info@triangletattoo.com
Description tattoo artifacts - or get a new tattoo of your own
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z  Tattoos

 
 
California
Fullerton
Fullerton Railway Plaza Association
Fullerton Santa Fe Depot, 124 E Santa Fe Ave
 
MAIL:  PO Box 3987 Fullerton 92834
 
Fullerton  CA  92832 
 
Phone  714 278-0648
 
Web Site  http://www.trainweb.com/frpa/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@scrmf.org
 
Description  developing rail museum & restoration center at former depot
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type  Depot
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003
 
California
Hawthorne
Western Museum of Flight
12016 South Prairie Avenue
Hawthorne CA 90250
Phone
310 332-6228
Web Site
http://www.wmof.com/
Description
located at Jack Northrop Field with half the space used as a restoration workshop and half displaying aviation artifacts & memorabilia
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Research /Reading Library
Owner/Operator: Southern California Historical Aviation Foundation
New or Updated: 04/12/2003

California
Helendale
Historical Burlesque Museum and Hall of Fame
29053 Wild Road
Helendale CA  92342
Phone
760 243-5261
Web Site www.aeve.com/exoticworld
Description costumes, posters, photos of strippers and performers
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

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