Family Programsfor all ages

Explore a variety of engaging family programs at MoHB! From Callie Tales, a fun story time for 3-5 year-olds, to Homeschool Days for independent learners. We offer birthday parties, camps, interactive exhibits, and more. Join us in making MoHB a welcoming place for all ages. Check our social media and contact for more info.

Callie Tales – Story Time

Callie TalesStorytime for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Here’s something for our youngest MoHB Visitors: Callie Tales. Join Callie the Camel for story time! Designed to help Early Learners acclimate to group activities. Included with your ticket to the museum, free for members. Our next Callie Tales Story Time is Thursday, January 11th, and will be held at the Downtown Gallery located at 900 East 2nd St, Benicia. See you at the Museum!


Homeschool DaysPre-K thru 12th Grade

Homeschool Days are designed to engage a wide range of ages with discussions and hands-on activities. Learners will have the opportunity to delve into topics relating to Museum of History Benicia’s collection and related content.

For the 23-24 season, topics will include:

11/28/23: Codes and Symbols

1/23/24: Telling the Stories of History

3/26/24: Shipbuilding

5/28/24: Native Americans in Solano County


Each session is $8 per participant, or the entire series can be purchased for $24. Anyone who takes part in the hands-on activities is considered a participant, child or adult.

Family Fun Days

Fresh Christmas Treeswith Activities for Kids!Nov 24th - Christmas!

Christmas Trees are here!  Help your local community museum and find your perfect Christmas Tree all at the same time. Mark your calendars and save the dates. Shop local and support local. New for 2023, themed weekend events at the tree lot for the whole family. Don’t miss out. See you at the MoHB Tree Lot!

Family Fun Daysfor All Ages

Family Fun Days are an opportunity for the whole family to engage in activities together, from building with cardboard, to learning a new skill, to playing games.  FFD’s are held throughout the year on select Saturdays.  Most are free with paid admission, or membership. We can’t wait to see your family at the museum!

Upcoming FFD’s:

International Museum Day, Cardboard Challenge, Archaeology Day, Citizen Science, Afternoon of Games, Camp Sampler, Big Truck Round Up (with Benicia Moms Group).  Check back here for more information soon.



(707) 745-5435


Weds – Fri
10am to 4pm




Arsenal Galleries:
2060 Camel Rd, Benicia, CA 94510

Downtown Gallery:
900 E. 2nd St, Benicia, CA 94510


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