Catalina Museum for Art & History

Catalina Museum for Art & History

Since 1953 the Catalina Museum for Art & History 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

Tue-Sat

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

Nearby Museums

OCMA_IMG_3624 - Sarah Jesse

Orange County Museum of Art

1661 W. Sunflower Avenue,
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Cover Image_LAM exterior_1300x630 - LagunaArtMuseum

Laguna Art Museum

307 Cliff Drive,
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum Second Photo - Ashley Beall

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

18001 Yorba Linda Blvd,
Yorba Linda, CA 92886

More Museums You Might Like

image003-v2

Holocaust Museum LA

100 The Grove Drive,
Los Angeles, CA 90036
LAPlaza SCM Cover - Abelardo de la Pena Jr.

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

501 North Main Street,
Los Angeles, CA 091030
No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.