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List of participating Blue Star Museums in California

Blue Star Museums California

Beginning on Memorial Day 2012 (May 28th) and running through Labor Day 2012 (September 3rd) over 1,600 museums nationwide will offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families...read article about the 2012 Blue Star Museums Initiative... view participating museums in other states.

Here's a list of participating art museums, science centers, history museums, nature centers and children’s museums in California:


Participating Blue Star Museums in California:

Arcata
HSU Natural History Musem

Avalon
Catalina Island Museum

Barstow
National Training Center & 11th Armor Cavalry Regiment Museum

Berkeley
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA)
Habitot Children's Museum
Lawrence Hall of Science

Boulder Creek
San Lorenzo Valley Museum

Buena Park
Buena Park Historical Society

Burbank
Southern California Genealogical Society and Family Research Library

Calabasas
Leonis Adobe Museum

Claremont
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Danville
Museum of the San Ramon Valley

Downey
Columbia Memorial Space Center

Encinitas
Lux Art Institute

Escondido
Escondido History Center
San Diego Archaeological Center
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

Felicity
Museum of History in Granite

Hanford
Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture

Hayward
Hayward Area Historical Society, McConaghy House

Homewood
Tahoe Maritime Museum

La Jolla
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla

Laguna Beach
Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters
Laguna Art Museum

Lakeside
Barona Cultural Center & Museum

Lancaster
Museum of Art and History (MOAH)

Long Beach
Museum of Latin American Art
Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum
Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch & Gardens


Los Angeles
Autry National Center
Chinese American Museum
Craft and Folk Art Museum
The Grammy Museum at LA LIVE
Heritage Square Museum
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Museum of Tolerance
Otis College of Art and Design, BEN MALTZ GALLERY
Skirball Cultural Center
The Zimmer Children's Museum

McClellan
Aerospace Museum of California

Monterey
The Monterey Museum of Art

Moraga
Saint Mary's College Museum of Art, formerly Hearst Art Gallery

Napa
di Rosa

Newport Beach
ExplorOcean/Newport Harbor Nautical Museum
Orange County Museum of Art

Novato
Hamilton Field History Museum

Oak Glen
Oak Glen School House Museum

Oakhurst
Wild Wonderful King Vintage Museum

Oakland
MOCHA Museum of Children's Art
Oakland Museum of California

Oceanside
California Surf Museum
Oceanside Museum of Art

Oxnard
Carnegie Art Museum
Ventura County Maritime Museum

Palo Alto
Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo

Pasadena
The Gamble House
Norton Simon Museum
Pacific Asia Museum
Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA)
Pasadena Museum of History

Rancho Cordova
Sacramento Children's Museum


Rancho Dominguez
Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

Redding
Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Redwood City
San Mateo County History Museum

Riverside
Southern California Medical Museum

Sacramento
California Automobile Museum
California State Military Museum
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento History Museum

San Diego
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation
Japanese Friendship Garden
Mingei International Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown
Museum of Photographic Arts
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
San Diego History Center
The San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego Museum of Man
Timken Museum of Art
Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles

San Diego
The New Children's Museum

San Francisco
Children's Creativity Museum
de Young Museum
Museum of Craft and Design
San Francisco Fire Department Museum
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Walt Disney Family Museum

San Francisco
Legion of Honor

San Jose
San Jose Museum of Art

San Mateo
CuriOdyssey (formerly Coyote Point Museum)

San Pedro
Point Fermin Lighthouse

San Ramon
Forest Home Farms Historic Park & Glass House Museum

Santa Barbara
Reagan Ranch Center Exhibit Gallery
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Santa Monica
Santa Monica Museum of Art
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

Sausalito
Bay Area Discovery Museum

Simi Valley
Simi Valley Historical Society & Museum

Solvang
Elverhoj Museum of History & Art

St. Helena
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

Stanford
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University

Stockton
Haggin Museum

Tahoe City
Gatekeeper's Museum

Truckee
KidZone Museum

Tujunga
Bolton Hall Museum

Tulare
Tulare Historical Museum

Vallejo
Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum

Ventura
Museum of Ventura County

Vista
Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

Walnut Creek
Lindsay Wildlife Museum

Westlake Village
The Discovery Center for Science and Technology

Williams
Sacramento Valley Museum Association

Willits
Mendocino County Museum 

Woodland
Gibson House Yolo County Historical Museum
Reiff's Antique Gas Station Automotive Museum

Woodside
Filoli

Yountville
Napa Valley Museum

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