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Riverside Metropolitan Museum, California

 
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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

 
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