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Museums

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Learn about California’s history and cultural contributions by visiting any one of the many local museums.

Fresno Art Museum

2233 N. First St. Fresno, CA 93703…………………………559-441-4221

http://fresnoartmuseum.org 

The museum’s exhibitions have included a wide range of visual arts media (painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and fine crafts such as fiber arts, ceramics, jewelry and glass) by local as well as nationally and internationally known artists. While the museum is best known for showing modern and contemporary art, exhibitions that reflect the visual arts traditions of the ethnic groups that contribute to the rich diversity of the Central Valley have been part of the exhibition schedule from the early years.

Fresno Discovery Center

1944 N. Winery Ave. Fresno, CA 93703…………………..559-251-5533

www.fresnodiscoverycenter.org 

The newly remodeled Discovery Center is a playground for the mind where visitors of all ages can engage, interact and ponder. The center’s museum features hands-on space, botany and geology exhibits and live “animal ambassadors.” The center’s 5 acres also feature a cactus garden, a tortoise compound, dinosaurs, picnic tables and lots of space for kids to play.

Hanford Carnegie Museum

109 E. Eighth St. Hanford, CA 93230……………………..559-584-1367

www.hanfordcarnegiemuseum.org 

The Hanford Carnegie Museum opened in the restored Carnegie Library building in 1975. The history museum explores Kings County history with exhibits and displays on Amelia Earhart and her friendship with Hanford resident Mary Packwood, the Infamous Mussel Slough Tragedy, Tulare Lake (once the largest freshwater body this side of the Mississippi) and more.

Veterans Memorial Museum

2425 Fresno St. Fresno, CA 93721……………………….559-498-0510

www.fresnovetsmuseum.com 

The Veterans Memorial Museum houses thousands of items and papers donated by Legion of Valor members, among others. There are numerous framed citations, photographs and exhibits that tell the story of America’s wars, and uniforms and equipment of different eras are also on display.

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