The Museum of Ventura County is the most comprehensive resource for local history in the county. There are exhibitions, galleries, and an extensive research library with over 140,000 books, newspaper clippings, photographs, maps and other historical materials.
The museum is open from 11am to 5pm, Tuesday through Sunday. General admission (as of May 2013) is $4, seniors $3, $1 for children 6 to 17, under 6 are free. Located at 100 E. Main Street, Ventura.
Free admission and family fun the 1st Sunday of each month.
For more information, visit www.venturamuseum.org or call 805.653.0323.
The new (as of July 2010) 3,500 river-rock walled, state-of-the-art Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Event Pavilion will be used for lectures, programs and a variety of Museum events. It can seat 200 for dinner, with the option to tent the front plaza for an additional 140 guests. Could be a great wedding venue!!