Neighboring Area Attractions
Fresno Art Museum 2233 North First St., Fresno, CA 93703
This modern art museum contains Ansel Adams photographs, Robert Cremean sculpture, California art, French post-Impressionist graphics and pre-Columbian Mexican sculpture. The museum also has a gift shop. Call 441-4221 for information on group tours and hours. Web: https://www.fresnoartmuseum.org Kearney Mansion Museum Raisin baron Martin Theodore Kearney built this turn-of the-century French Renaissance home, which contains many of its original European furnishings. The nine-mile driveway that leads to the estate is lined with beautiful palms. Inside, visitors will see Kearney’s antique office equipment used in his agricultural empire. One of the bedrooms displays some of Kearney’s clothing. The home is listed on the National Historic Register. A museum gift shop offers turn-of-the-century toy reproductions, books and many other items. 7160 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno CA
93706. Call 441-0862 for information. Web: https://www.valleyhistory.org Legion of Valor Museum This museum honors those who fought in America’s wars. It is located in the Fresno Veterans Memorial Auditorium. 498-0510. 2425 Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93721. Web: www.fresnovetsmuseum.com Meux Home Museum Dr. Thomas Richard Meux built this family home in 1889. It has been owned and maintained by the city of Fresno since 1970.
Fresno African-American Historical and Cultural Museum of the San Joaquin Valley Since 1993, this museum has played host to a variety of rotating, interpretive and permanent displays of African-American history and culture. Call 544-1857 for hours and tour information. Web: www.aahcmsjv.com Armenian Museum of Fresno 550 E. ShawAve. Ste 130, Fresno, CA 93710 (University of California Center). For Information: 224-1001 Web: www.armof.org ; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Arte Americas Exhibits of Latin American art year-round and outdoor concerts from May through September. Call 268-6130 for info. Web: www.arteamericas.org The Discovery Center & Natural History Exhibit Hall Hands-on exhibits delight visitors of all ages at The Discovery Center, where A Gemini space capsule, a pond of living creatures, a cactus garden and a maze of mystery offer a real learning experience. Gems and minerals are available for your viewing pleasure in the Center’s Rock Room. Surrounding the center is a beautiful six-acre park, complete with a picnic area and a pond stocked with turtles and goldfish. Call 251-5533 for details. Web: https://www.fresnodiscoverycenter.org
The beautiful Victorian home features an octagonal master bedroom, a turreted roof and intricate gingerbread ornamentation. Once inside the home, visitors can view Dr. Meux’s Confederate uniform, period pieces and many original home furnishings. 1007 R St., Fresno, CA 93707. Call 233-8007 for more information. Web: https://meuxhomemuseum.org
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