Located in the restored 1914 era Santa Fe Depot it houses the history of Hemet and the surrounding areas in picture, published records, agricultural implements, and fossils of the past from the Domenigoni Valley and Diamond Valley. A "must see" for all train buffs.
During World War II young men came here to train to be pilots and lived in this restored quarters. Come visit and see how these men lived. Also the site has many artifacts from the men. Also located at the airport are hangers built during that period.
Located on the grounds of the official California State Outdoor Play this museum shows artifacts from previous plays, Indian artifacts and history of the area. The Ramona Bowl is also a California Historic Landmark.
This museum is located in the historic downtown San Jacinto near the Vosburg Hotel and the Virginia Lee Hotel. It has artifacts from the area including the famous landing of a Russian airplane in a field nearby. They also have a cast of the famous Hemet Maze Stone.
Displays of old rail stock and the famous "Red" cars are the highlight of this site. On weekends for a small fee you can ride some of the streetcars that were seen on the streets of Southern California. Visit their web site for further information. http://www.oerm.mus.ca.us/
Fred T. Perris, designer of the rail route that brought the Santt Fe Railroad to California is honored in this restored Santa Fe Station. They also have a replica of a general store and artifacts of the Perris Valley. A hand built airplane also quietly sits in the ceiling.
Over 50 airplanes from as far back as 1930 to the famous Blackbird highlight this museums grounds and building. The history of March Field is also highlighted. For more information visit there web site at: http://rth.netgate.net/march/index.html
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
This restored home shows the experiences of the African - American in Perris, California.
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This museum holds some of the Temecula areas treasures from the days when Indians roamed the area through the Butterfield Stage days and up to cityhood creation ten years ago.