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Address: 213 Buck Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688
Phone Number: +1 707-447-4513
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The Vacaville Museum, a Center for Solano County History, is the only...

The Vacaville Museum, a Center for Solano County History, is the only institution whose mission includes cultural and historical preservation for all of Solano County. Through exhibits, publications and educational programs, the Museum continuously promotes the value of community heritage. Since 1984, Vacaville Museum has produced 40 exhibits, as well as numerous publications important to the history and sense of place of Solano County.

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Small Community Oriented Museum

This is a primarily local museum that focuses on Vacaville and Solano County. The curator is a local person who has a keen interest in local issues, the Nut Tree and other... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 August 2016
Laura K
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Vacaville, California
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Vacaville, California
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a primarily local museum that focuses on Vacaville and Solano County. The curator is a local person who has a keen interest in local issues, the Nut Tree and other elements of area history. She does a great job coming up with the themes and presents information well. The only issue is the venue is small, so it... More 

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Thank Laura K
Nederland
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Just one exibition room, but it's worth it. Great insight in the history of Vacaville and Solano County.

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Thank xMirjamx
Vacaville, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Vacaville Museum is always an interesting place to visit. The gift store is full of fun things too. I love the prints that are for sale.

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Thank Nancy V
Texas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Very interesting at every visit. Even buy from the gift shop. Lovely crafts and books etc. Each new exhibit you will learn something and go away pleased that you took the time. They work so hard to bring history alive for all ages!

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Thank wilburshome2
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45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum today and found the place highly interesting and the staff were extremely helpful giving myself and my wife a personalised tour of the exhibits Bobby Moreno was very helpful and knew so much about the towns history. I would recommend to anyone visiting Vacaville

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Thank Eddie R
California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

After moving here not that long ago I decided to go the the museum and learn about the history of the city. This place is small BUT there is alot of very good information and the director was very informative. So glad that i decided come here. Will recommend this place to anyone that is new here.

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Thank Businessman43
Dundas, Canada
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272 reviews
176 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

These local museums always provide such interesting insight to an area. The Vacaville Museum was smaller than expected but we did learn a lot from what was there. The volunteers were passionate about they're museum which always adds to the experience. Also took the self-guided Vacaville Historical Homes walking tour.

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Thank OurWanderingCasa
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is a very small museum, but the director was so helpful and nice! She gave us a personal tour of the exhibits and even let us browse the museums digital archives so my husband could look up information on his family's history in the area. Then she emailed us copies of some of the pictures in the museums collection.... More 

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Thank Kirsten S
Vacaville, California
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Love their displays, but it's the volunteers who make this place so great. You can tell they are invested in giving visitors a wonderful experience.

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Thank Pam B
Campbell, California
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45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Visited the museum, but an art exhibit was on display so did not see any history. BUT the staff was wonderful and followed up with me regarding some interests I have in the area. They went above and beyond! Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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