The Museum will be closed Sunday, July 14, 2024. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Featured Events

Summer Camp

First Fridays

White Camel Sale

Educational Programs

Educational Programs

Educational Programs that work for you.

Discover engaging educational programs at the Museum of History Benicia! Our hands-on opportunities bring history to life, offering K-8 groups a range of experiences. From guided tours and hands-on activities to themed lessons and custom programs aligned with your curriculum, immerse your students in archaeology, early Californian history, and more. Tailored to grade levels, these programs enrich learning by connecting directly with your classroom themes. Book a program today to delve into the past like never before!


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Explore Exhibits

California Gold Rush

Experience our brand new exhibit, and take an in-depth look at how the California Gold Rush reached every corner of the globe. As immigrants flooded the territory, they transformed our state in ways they never could have imagined.

The Birth of Benicia

The Birth of Benicia features Robert Semple – Founding Father, The Vision, Semple and the Bear Flag Revolt, Semple and California Statehood, and Benicia’s “Firsts”.

Special Exhibition

A Great Frontier Odyssey: During their 1873-1874 journey, artists Paul Frenzy and Jules Tavernier vividly depicted frontier life. The New York publishing firm, Harper's Brothers chose these two artists to provide images of the great frontier.

Museum Memberships

Join today and get access to great benefits! Choose between the levels of membership that works best for you or purchase a gift membership for someone you love!


Join our volunteer family and be a part of the museum – the people, the events, the history, and everything in between. Participate behind the scenes in this hands-on museum of California History. Serving our community for over 30 years, we welcome you to share your knowledge and talents with our ever-growing audience.

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