travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Riverside Metropolitan Museum, California

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 7.3mi
athenalove's pictureby athenalove History & Culture travel tip
added on the 19th of February, 2011
This museum is a must if you're spending a little bit more time in Riverside, because its main focus is the historical, natural and cultural development of the settlement and its surroundings. Among the collections of the Riverside Metropolitan Museum are furnishings, working tools, equipments, decorative artworks, flora and fauna specimens specific to the area, not to mention clothing and other items gathered and preserved throughout the centuries.

A bonus to all the great facts and infos are some special events that you can attend for free. For more detail visit their website.

Address:
3580 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501, USA

Price:
Free. $5 donation suggested.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Fri: 9am-5pm (till 9pm on Thu)
Sat/Sun: 10am/11am-5pm

Phone number:
(951) 826-5273

 
Ciao BellaDinosaur Truck Stop
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for Riverside

  • March Field Air Museum
    Mostly to aircraft buffs, but for those who are interested in some history concerning planes in the wars, or you just want to look at planes from up close, the March Field Air Museum is simply a place to hang out while learning some facts [...]
    D: 11.4mi00
  • Ooka Japanese Restaurant
    Quite the bum, the Ooka Japanese Restaurant. They have a few locations in Pennsylvania, we haven't tried those yet, the one in Riverside is quite good. They had quite a wide variety of dishes to choose from, not to mention the all-known [...]
    D: 5.4mi00
  • UCR Botanic Gardens
    Located in the grounds of the University of California Riverside, the UCR Botanic Gardens is the peaceful and relaxed getaway spot for the tired visitor or the quiet seeking local. The grounds are so beautiful, especially during the warm [...]
    D: 8.9mi00
  • The Gourmet Detective
    Even in a small town like Riverside you can find a place which is the entertainment highlight of the city. The Gourmet Detective is definitely a must-see musical mystery show. There is murder, intrigues, mystery and audience interaction. I [...]
    D: 8.3mi11
  • Mission Inn Museum
    A building that is more than just a historical landmark, the Mission Inn Museum was shaped and developed throughout the years, trying to represent the current decades' architectural aspect. The museum in itself is also a hotel, which [...]
    D: 8.3mi00

Things about Riverside you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Riverside History

Economic Boom and Links to the Past As guests poured in, a small hotel was built, and today it stands as a reminder of the city’s early phenomenal economic success.  The Mission Inn is one of the must-see places in Riverside; it resembles the missions left behind by Franciscan friars.  The 1930 architecture reflects the revival style popular in those days. Riverside became a [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Martigny, Switzerland
It´s a nice small village, that has got a well equipped museum, showing roman history, as well as old-timer cars and modern history. If you are...
General: A nice village

Thun, Switzerland
Are so many things/programs to do in this nature park. If you like nature and walking trips, I wound recommanded this place for you and I think one...
Family & Fun: Nature park thun

 

Chengtu, China
Hi friend Ivisited chennai last month and found that chennai is a cool place. I got a rental car from one of the popular car service provider,...
Public Transportation: Travel to chennai in your own luxury car

Blesle, France
If you visit Blesle, don't miss the Antiquities Shop on the Rue de la Bonale. They have many nice things, objects for everyday use and decoration....
Shopping: Antiquities

 

Szentendre, Hungary
If you are at the central square of the city you will see a place labeled 'Langos'. Langos is the name of a kind of pancake which can be served...
General: Eating in Szentendre

Kilronan, Ireland
Make a bike trip through the Aaron Island. On the main island you can rent bikes for that.
Outdoors Activities: Biking on the Aaron Island

 

Tripoli, Libya
Badiatravel Inbound Agency based in Tripoli
Sightseeing: Badiatravel

Dumaguete City, Philippines
If you happen to be in Dumaguete, you can also try visiting nearby Valencia and Siquijor. For more details you visit my blog :)http://deadtoenails...
Sightseeing: Valencia and Siquijor side trip

 

Burnsville, Mississippi
If you are seeking Luxury Transportation on your Puerto Rico Holiday, Contact at viplimopr.com to get Luxury Cars and Low-Cost Transportation in...
General: VIP Limo Puerto Rico

Lexington, Kentucky
Sweets have always been my weakness, especially chocolate. So when I noticed the Old Kentucky Chocolates store, I just had to go in and have some...
Shopping: Old Kentucky Chocolates

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*