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Museum of History and Art, Ontario

225 South Euclid Avenue, Ontario, CA 91762-3812
+1 909-395-2510
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A really nice place

I like the building itself: classic WPA architecture in the former city hall. One current exhibit... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Under the Big Top

My visit to the Ontario Museum of History and Art not only filled me with local knowledge of years... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2016
Ontario, California
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26 Mar 2017
“A really nice place”
8 Mar 2016
“Under the Big Top”
225 South Euclid Avenue, Ontario, CA 91762-3812
+1 909-395-2510
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I like the building itself: classic WPA architecture in the former city hall. One current exhibit when I visited was about local commercial artists. Far more interesting than I would have thought. The other exhibit was about early highways and the roadside attraction culture. Very...More

Thank Richard320
Reviewed 8 March 2016

My visit to the Ontario Museum of History and Art not only filled me with local knowledge of years past in their beautiful "Gem of the Foothills" exhibit but I was pleasantly surprised by their travelling exhibit "Under the Big Top" about Circus life from...More

2  Thank Ontariology
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Great way to learn the history of the area through old photos. A small section on old Route 66 was enjoyable, as I rode that road a couple of times aboard my motorcycle. Missed out on the art section as that portion of the museum...More

1  Thank Russell L
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Loved seeing the history of the area, the farms, the wineries, the intentional layout of the infrastructure of the city of Ontario.

1  Thank betsypalm
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I host foreign students every summer, and design their program. I'm just sorry I hadn't taken groups to this museum sooner, and I definitely will schedule it for every group in the future. The museum itself does a great job of telling the story of...More

2  Thank Marianne_joy
Reviewed 31 July 2013

It's a small town museum in downtown Ontario. It's free and they feature California's history, very educational and interesting for students like my daughter in middle school. I recommend to visit this place!

5  Thank Renato L
Reviewed 29 July 2013

If discovering the history of the places you visit then this museum is for you when visiting Ontario. They have done a great job in presenting the history of the community in interesting exhibits and artifacts.

2  Thank Upland428
Reviewed 22 July 2012

The Auto Club had this museum listed as someplace to see something unique and interesting. Through September 23, there is a part of a collection of Grand Canyon pictures taken over the past 125 years. Sponosored by the Smithsonian and several other organizations, this is...More

3  Thank tmgreen777
Reviewed 3 April 2012

It is a typical small town museum with several static displays and changing artist exhibits. If you know the area this place will be much more educational as the materials are not adequately explained for the most part. The gift shop is very good with...More

3  Thank thecarfamily
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Great place to explore the history, art, and culture of the area. Great exhibits on topics from the founding of the area, the farming and industrial background of the area, and the many cultures that have melded to form the current community

2  Thank wb6jao
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