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Temecula Museum

28314 Mercedes St, Temecula, CA 92590-1837
+1 951-694-6450
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FREE TO ALL WHO ARE INTERESTED

The museum is free to all but a box for donations is prominent in the lobby. It is small but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
vintagechina
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Temecula, California
Good way to spend some free time while visiting Temecula.

We visited old town Temecula, but had some free time so we visited this small museum. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
rterrymiller
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Beaumont, California
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28314 Mercedes St, Temecula, CA 92590-1837
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 27 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 11 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
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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

Thank k2r
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
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Having passed this place many times and not been willing to pay for what appeared to be a very small museum, I finally decided to take a peek. It's free...a donation box near the entrance was not a high pressure thing. Taking the time to...More

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Museumstaff2014, Manager at Temecula Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you for your review. The City of Temecula is extremely proud of our History Museum, we value all opinions and appreciate the input. Proudly, we offer lectures, kids programs and revolving exhibits. We understand parking can be challenging at times as Old Town Temecula...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went to the museum, It was free but asked for donations. This museum gives a very goo thumb nail sketch about the town and the area and how it was founded. It is worht the trip

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A visit to the Temecula museum is a fun trip into the past. My grandkids enjoyed the museum and also buying a souvenir at the gift shop. As a long time Temecula resident, I especially enjoy enjoyed learning more about our history.

Thank BettyL777
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Small family museum. Tells the history of Temecula with famous characters. There is a kids play area with dress up and ability to ride in a covered wagon. Perfect for younger elementary school kids and play dates. Once done there head on out to the...More

Thank Spagori1
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I went as a chaperone for a large group of 3rd graders. One docent did an excellent job- catering her presentation to the children. The other docent was busy pandering to the only adult male chaperone in the group- practically ignoring all the women chaperones...More

Thank GiaPazita
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