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Temecula Museum

28314 Mercedes St, Temecula, CA 92590-1837
+1 951-694-6450
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Strange sort of place, but interesting.

Two stories with a pocket history of the town and surrounding area. Goes into detail on some items... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lincolnshirechap
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Shropshire
Charming regional museum in beautiful Old Town Temecula!

I came upon this gem of a museum during one of my early residencies at the extraordinary Dorland... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
elainesokoloff
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Los Angeles, California
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28314 Mercedes St, Temecula, CA 92590-1837
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two stories with a pocket history of the town and surrounding area. Goes into detail on some items (like the local Indians and their eventual displacement) and you can dress up in the little store upstairs or sit on a horse for photos.

Thank Lincolnshirechap
Museumstaff2014, Manager at Temecula Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came upon this gem of a museum during one of my early residencies at the extraordinary Dorland Mountain Arts Colony in Temecula wine country. The exhibit was just before the 2016 election, and it was of political posters - very thought provoking even before...More

Thank elainesokoloff
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This museum contains the history of the valley, and model scale of the town. The lower level is a permanent exhibit, with small foyer that has temporary exhibits and a bookshop/museum store. The upstairs level contains a permanent Earle Stanley Gardner display and children's living...More

Thank ccbissi63
Museumstaff2014, Manager at Temecula Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for visiting, and for your nice comments! We are glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

This museum is a place to learn more about the Temecula Valley and its pioneer inhabitants. The admission is free but donations are requested (not forcefully). A rather small museum but a lot of photos and historical information about the area.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a solo walk through the museum. I liked the local artifacts from area families and ranches. I'd like to see more donations of area history that all might enjoy and learn from it. As a history aficionado I'd be willing to make a...More

1  Thank Chad G
Museumstaff2014, Manager at Temecula Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed the museum. We would love to have artifacts, especially those that are specific to the history of the Temecula Valley. We would be happy to discuss a short or long term loan with you, or even a donation. As...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

The museum is free to all but a box for donations is prominent in the lobby. It is small but interesting with artifacts and explanations as to how the valley evolved through time. Upstairs has an area devoted to the local author Gardner and a...More

Thank vintagechina
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We visited old town Temecula, but had some free time so we visited this small museum. Lots of photos and history about Temecula beginnings Very well presented. Entry is free, but donations are welcome. Up stairs has an area for children for hands on experience....More

Thank rterrymiller
Museumstaff2014, Manager at Temecula Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the museum.

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this historical museum over the weekend when we attended the Reality Rally. It's kind of hidden since it's in the middle of the park. They have an interactive hands-on exhibit upstairs for the kids which the kids loved. It's a nice place...More

Thank TravelingCee
Museumstaff2014, Manager at Temecula Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks, glad you stumbled. Reality Rally is one of our favorite events, and we are honored to participate each year in support of Michelle's Place, Breast Cancer Resource Center.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Small localized history/culture memento collections, well explicated. Great for killing time in location otherwise visited for wineries and casino.

Thank k2r
Museumstaff2014, Manager at Temecula Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks for killing time with us.

Reviewed 19 October 2016

History buffs will appreciate the well prserved photos and local artifacts that are well prserved. Definitely worth the look.

Thank Seigi
Museumstaff2014, Manager at Temecula Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to say so!

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