Santa Barbara Historical Museum, Santa Barbara

4.5
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Santa Barbara Historical Museum is located in Santa Barbara, California, U.S.. It features relics from Chumash, Spanish, Mexican, Yankee, and Chinese cultures, including artifacts, photographs, furnishings and textiles, dating as far back as the 15th century.
The Museum is located at 136 East De la Guerra in the heart of historic downtown Santa Barbara. The facility was built in 1965 by the Santa Barbara Historical Society.
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  • Not to be missed. Everything about Santa Barbara in the early days, including period pieces, dresses from the 19th century to an exhibit of art and photos by a cowboy and artist from the 20th...  more »
  • This delightful museum will amaze you with its variety of noteworthy exhibits of historical arttifacts.  more »
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  • Found a Free parking spot out front. During Old Spanish Days entry is free! A beautiful front building, walk through to the old Adobe structure. The staff very friendly 😊
  • Such a cool little museum. I was by myself the whole time. It’s not very big but it’s worth it. If you’re a student, it’s free. There’s parking in the back and you walk through a pretty courtyard to get to the front door. Great pictures that explain the history of Santa Barbara. Loved it!

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