Catalina Island Museum

Since 1953 the Catalina Island Museum has proudly introduced visitors to the extraordinary history of Santa Catalina Island. The museum’s holdings include a comprehensive collection of Catalina pottery and tile, a large selection of Native American artifacts from the island’s Tongva tribe, over 10,000 photographs and negatives documenting island life from the mid-1800s to the present day, boat models, sport fishing items, artifacts from the island's steamships, and much more. In 2016, the museum opened a new building in the heart of Avalon designed to facilitate the its expanded mission to exhibit high quality art exhibitions and enhanced programming in the areas of dance, music and film.

Location

217 Metropole Avenue,
Avalon, CA 90704

Contact

310-510-2414
Website

Opening Hours

10 am–5 pm

Open Days

Every day

Region

Beach Cities / LAX, Orange County

Type

Visual Art and Design, Culture and Heritage

Features

Admission discounts, Accessible by public transit, Accessibility options, Family-friendly, Indoor, Outdoor, Parking: Street, Shopping on-site

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