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Temecula Museum

28314 Mercedes St, Temecula, CA 92590-1837
+1 951-694-6450
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Fun trip into the past

A visit to the Temecula museum is a fun trip into the past. My grandkids enjoyed the museum and... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2016
Temecula, California
Fun spot to get out of heat with kids

Small family museum. Tells the history of Temecula with famous characters. There is a kids play... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2016
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28314 Mercedes St, Temecula, CA 92590-1837
+1 951-694-6450
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Reviewed August 12, 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 June 20, 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 June 16, 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
Reviewed May 22, 2016

If you like to learn a bit about history like me then I suggest this museum... I was raised in temecula and find it to be my home place that has grown into a really pretty but overpopulated place.

Thank Jasmine L
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I was amazed by all the local history. They have several things that change on display so it's not always the same and it makes it more fun to go and learn about our beautiful and very historical Temecula!

Thank ladyzire
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Nice little museum. Downstairs covers the history of the Temecula Valley from the native people through the Spanish/Mexican Period to the Anglo farming and ranching times of yesteryear. They did a very good job of putting the information together for you.

Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Most of the first floor of this museum was devoted to telling the story of the native Americans who were thrown off their land. Upstairs was supposed to have an exhibit on the making of marbles but instead, there was a hubcap art exhibit. An...More

Thank Melodycthomas
Museumstaff2014, General Manager at Temecula Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2016

Hi Melody. Sounds like you had a mixed experience at our museum. We appreciate your comments, and want to clarify two of your points. The first floor does indeed share the story of Native Americans who were forced off their ancestral lands. It also shares...More

Reviewed January 15, 2016

I was in Temecula for a day just searching for traces of Erle Stanley Gardner, the author of Perry Mason and the first of the "big money" authors. He had had a large ranch there. I decided to try the museum for information on where...More

Thank Zakan_11
Reviewed November 11, 2015

The charge to enter the museum is a donation - I think they suggest $5 but you can put in anything you like - or nothing. It's basically the history of the area, which is quite interesting and a quilt show was on display also....More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed November 8, 2015

Temecula local history was well documented and displays and artifacts were interesting. No fee - donations accepted. Very pleasant and informed staff. Upstairs they had great hands on activities for young children to play in and experience history. Loved the new history of marbles display....More

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