Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Public Programs & Special Events

UPCOMING:                  

Discovery Days (Ages 3 – 10)
Third Wednesday of the Month
Arts Walk Riverside Arts Walk (Youth-Adult)
First Thursday of the Month
First Sundays  First Sundays Family Day (Family/Children)

What's Happening By Month

JULY

July 1 - NATURE CENTER- Guided Hike- 9:00 a.m.

Join us for a free guided hike! *Hikes are subject to cancellation in extreme temperatures.  Proper footwear suggested.

July 8 - NATURE CENTER- Second Saturdays- 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.- - the moon

This month we're looking up and examining the moon!  How does it stay in the sky?  Why is it there? Is it really made out of green cheese?  Come in for a free family friendly program this Second Saturdays as we focus on the moon! 

July 12 - MAIN MUSEUM- Culture Quest- 1:30-4:30 p.m. - The Moon

The moon is something that all cultures have in common.  It features in songs, myths, and legends!  Come in as we tell some stories!  They're going to be out of this world!

July 15 - NATURE CENTER- CSI (Citizen Science Initiative) -all day

Citizen Science is about citizens helping scientists!  It can be as easy as taking a photo and tagging GPS coordinates on it, or counting animals and reporting how many you saw!  Come in to learn how to join a Citizen Science project today!

July 19 – MAIN MUSEUM – Discovery Days – 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

July 28 - NATURE CENTER- Canyon After Dark special guests Riverside Astronomical Society- 8-10 p.m.

The Riverside Astronomical Society will join us this month for our summer evening event series!  Come out and look at the stars with us!

 

AUGUST

August  5 - NATURE CENTER- Guided Hike - 9:00 a.m.

Join us for a free guided hike! *Hikes are subject to cancellation in extreme temperatures.  Proper footwear suggested.

August  9 -MAIN MUSEUM- Culture Quest- 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

August  12 - NATURE CENTER- Second Saturdays- 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. - FIRE Fire is a powerful element! We usually think of it as destructive, but nature uses it to renew!  Join us this Second Saturdays as we focus on fire and its benefits.

August 16 – MAIN MUSEUM – Discovery Days – 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

August 19 - NATURE CENTER- CSI (Citizen Science Initiative) - all day

Citizen Science is about citizens helping scientists!  It can be as easy as taking a photo and tagging GPS coordinates on it, or counting animals and reporting how many you saw!  Come in to learn how to join a Citizen Science project today!

August 25 – NATURE CENTER – Canyon After Dark – Topic TBA 8 – 10 p.m.

Annual Special Events

 An Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social at Heritage House (June 25, 2017)

Chinese Moon Festival at Heritage House (September, 2017)

Victorian Christmas Open House at Heritage House (December, 2017)


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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 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
First Tour of the Day – 11:45 am
Last Tour of the Day – 3:30 pm
Gates close at 4:00 pm
Closed Major Holidays
Harada House
Not Open to the Public
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