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Arts & Museums
The Ontario Museum of History and Art aims to expand the community's knowledge of local culture through a free museum, educational programs, and special events. The museum welcomes school groups (call to make an appointment for different days or times) and organizes various outreach programs and field trips throughout the year. Please note that only cash and checks are accepted at the gift shop.
The Yanks Air Museum is a highly significant museum of aircraft and articrafts. It is a prominent site in the city of Chino in the U.S. State of California and is an excellent aviation museum. The museum features American World War II dive bombers and fighters. Check website for more details.
The Planes of Fame Air Museum was started in 1957 by Edward Maloney, a collector of WWII aircrafts. Ever since, the museum has been collecting these historic machines, some of which are the only remaining ones of their kind. The museum features the largest collection of Japanese aircrafts in the world. Being a living history museum, these aircrafts still get used today, so check out the schedule of air shows to see history in action.
Opening its doors in 1990, this complex was established to celebrate former President Nixon's accomplishments as a peacemaker and an international statesman. From the humble farmhouse built by his father in 1912, to priceless gifts from heads of state, to the peaceful memorials of the President and Mrs. Nixon, the museum and its beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens trace the long road from Richard Nixon's past. In addition to the 22 permanent galleries, the museum has expanded adding the Katherine B. Loker Center and Annenberg Court. At the center of the 47,000 square-foot expansion is a full-size replica of the elegant White House East Room.
Featuring the historical homes and the cemeteries that were privately owned by the Workman Temple family, The Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum is a historic site. This site refers to the historical resources, the museum also offers tours of the home and the cemetery at this museum. The museum is accessible from Wednesdays through Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. excluding holidays. The museum has a lot in store, it organizes some major events and festivals, live tours and workshops all throughout the year.
Long before it was known for South Coast Plaza, Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm, Orange County was known for—you guessed it—oranges. Groves of those healthy citrus fruits dotted the landscape. This ranch was one of the biggest, and home to the original Sunkist groves. You can see all of the farming equipment and other memorabilia relating to growing oranges at this museum. There is still a working orange grove on the property. Because tours are by appointment only, it is necessary to schedule your visit at least three weeks in advance.
Located on California State University Fullerton, the Campus Sculpture Collection is an outdoor display scattered throughout the campus. From bizarre to artistic, these sculptures often have a whimsical tone and are made from everything from wax to steel to fiberglass. Walk through the campus to take a look at the artwork, including the Sea Bee which was created from a salvaged fuel ship and it looks like a ship is sinking into the lawn. Some other notable works include Fallen David, a replica of Michelangelo’s David that was broken into pieces during an earthquake of 1987, Arise by Eric Goulder and Lloyd Hamrol's Redoubling Wallpath, to name a few.
This truly "hands-on" children's museum has something for everyone. The pre-school playpark for babies up to five years can climb and crawl over. The "Kids On Stage" room lets kids dress up, learn about props and all about running the theater. The carousel features animals like fish, pigs, unicorns, dogs and frogs. Not your usual carousel animals, but it is not your usual museum. This museum offers lets children learn through play!
This 26,000 square foot museum focuses on music education for children and it offers many educational programs and lessons to over 400 children each week.
Featuring rotating collections of fine art, this museum is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon. There are plenty of interesting exhibits, and many often go beyond your basic art into the realms of science and children's exhibits. You can make a night of it, too, if you are there for the beer garden and crafts exhibit. This is fun and educational entertainment for the whole family. General admission is $4, senior citizens & students with a valid ID card $3, and children aged 6 to 12 $1. Children under the age of 6 are allowed in for free. All admissions are $2 on the first Thursday of evey month from 4p-8p.
Magoski Arts Colony is a collective of artists that bring together a wide range of work in this remarkable gallery. The artwork is unique and the style changes from artist to artist, ensuring you'll find a painting that perfectly matches your taste. Take a look around and you may find an affordable piece of art from an up-and-coming artist. Magoski Arts Colonyis open during the Downtown Fullerton Art Walk or you can schedule an appointment to view the collection.
The Whittier region in California is bestowed with a historic landmark called the Jonathan Bailey House. It is a monumental home structure in the state and was constructed more than 150 years ago in 1860. Precisely located at 13421 East Camillia Street, it was occupied by the renowned Jonathan Bailey in 1887. In the year 1975, the house was deeded to the City of Whittier and since then has been functioned as a historic museum run by the Whittier Historic Society. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places from August 29, 1977.