The Benicia Historical Museum is a local history museum that shares the story of Benicia’s place in the history of California and how this history relates to the development of our country pre- and post-statehood.
The Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns shares the story of Benicia’s place in the history of California – and how this history relates to the development of our country pre- and post-statehood. “The history of California is written in the story of Benicia”
- A new “gold panning” reenactment activity for use in our student tours and in conjunction with our new “Benicia’s Gold Rush Story” exhibit.
- Additional new exhibits
• Maintained and operated our Museum space in original 1850’s Benicia Arsenal buildings, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
• Produced/installed 10 new exhibits, both permanent and temporary
• Co-sponsored an exhibition/event with ArtsBenicia
• Created a new reenactment activity for student tours
• Held the “I Dig Benicia” free family event, an archaeological and historical reenactment activity day
• Entered into a sponsorship partnering with the Rotary Club of Benicia
• Acquired new acts as part of our public Concert Series
$3,000 for each program