There's no urban monopoly on history and culture, so you'll find many interesting
museums in the California Countryside.
Here are just a few:
County Museum - Ranging over 16 acres, the museum includes 56 historic buildings,
a children's Discovery Center and a $4 million exhibit a century of oil discovery
and production, a dominant force in Kern's economy and history.
Bay Aquarium - A world-class aquarium and learning center with family-friendly
facilities and exhibits, featuring more than 30,000 creatures from the waters
of California's central coast.
Center - The official museum of the great American writer, John Steinbeck,
who wrote compassionately about the land and the people of California. Don't miss
the Valley of the World agricultural wing -- NEW!
Cruz Museum of Art and History - Exploring the crossroads of art and history
in the land between the sea and the Big Trees, the museum includes galleries,
historic buildings, a sculpture garden and a Gold Rush era cemetery.
Fort - The birthplace of Sacramento founded by Swiss immigrant John Sutter.
The fort hosts several "Living History" events that portray typical
days in California 150 years ago.
of the World - An interactive survey of California's agricultural history.