Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Exhibits: Online

  • Heritage House

    Located on historic Magnolia Avenue, the Heritage House is a restored Queen Anne Victorian home. The house was originally built for Mrs. Catharine Bettner in 1891 and represents a typical orange grower’s home when the Riverside citrus industry boomed. Even if you are unable to tour the house in person, you can visit the house online through the Heritage House Virtual Tour.

     

  • Reading the Walls: The Struggle of the Haradas, A Japanese American Family

    Riverside’s National Historic Landmark Harada House is the most significant and powerful civil rights landmark in California. This site embodies issues of civil and individual rights, democracy, immigration, assimilation, and patriotism. The Harada House site and contents provide a continuum of this family’s life from the turn of the century until the family's donation to the Riverside Metropolitan Museum, City of Riverside in 2005. In Reading the Walls: The Struggles of the Haradas a Japanese American Family exhibit the Harada family collections share a remarkable story of an ordinary family who lived extraordinary lives.Originally on display at the Riverside Metropolitan Museum from January 29, 2009 to January 3, 2011.


  • Plant Communities of Riverside County

    Riverside County possesses a remarkable diversity of plants and plant communities, which is in large part due to the extremes of weather and topography that range across its length, from east to west. To become familiar with the geography of this large county, and ultimately with its natural and cultural history, is to become familiar with the distribution of these plant communities. Visit the online exhibit to learn more about these diverse plant communities.

 

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Main Museum
Address:
3580 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: (951) 826-5273

Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Friday* 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm
*Open 9am – 9pm on the First Thursday of the Month for Arts Walk
Closed Major Holidays
Heritage House
Address:
8193 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504

Hours
Open Sept (1st weekend after labor day) to June.
Monday - Thursday Closed
Friday - Sunday Noon - 3:30pm
Closed Major Holidays
Harada House
Not Open to the Public
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