Courtesy of The Escondido School District

Throughout California there are numerous museums covering just about every topic you can imagine. Many of these museums have special sections devoted to specific time periods, people, inventions, etc. Luckily, there are a few institutions in the state that have devoted a portion of their collection space to one or more of the California Missions, Father Serra, the Native American tribes of the missions, or other related materials. So … Which Museums Have Materials Related To The California Missions?

Father Serra Museum  - photo by Jim Epler

Father Serra Museum - photo by Jim Epler

List of Museums with materials related to the California Missions.

Download this list of California museum as a PDF document.

Museums of Interest

Albinger Archaeological Museum
113 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001

California State Capitol Museum
1315 10th Street – Room B-27
Sacramento, CA 95814

California Indian Heritage Center
111 I Street
Sacramento, CA 94816

De Saisset Museum
University of Santa Clara
820 Alviso Street
Santa Clara, CA 92138

The Junipero Serra Museum
2727 Presidio Dr.
San Diego, CA 92138

Lompoc Museum
200 South H Street
Lompoc, CA 93436

Santa Barbara Presidio
123 East Canon Peridido
Santa Barbara, CA 93102

Ventura County Historical Museum
100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001

Courtesy of and Escondido Union School District

The California Mission Studies Association has a list that covers which Museums have materials related to the California Missions online.