County Museum Open on Memorial Day Monday
The San Bernardino County Museum will be open on Monday, May 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visitors will see a variety of special and permanent exhibits about the cultural and natural history of inland Southern California and the southwest, and can enjoy “Reach for the Stars” family activities focused on astronomy.
The museum’s Starlab inflatable planetarium will be open for 30-minute programs beginning at 11:00 and 11:45 a.m., and 12:30, 1:15, 2:00, 2:45, and 3:30 p.m.. The programs offer a journey to the stars and back, and are best enjoyed by children 5 years and older. There is a $1 fee per person for Starlab.
Special exhibits on view include “Seldom Seen: Curators’ Choices from the Collections;” “Bright, Quick and Ready: Schools in San Bernardino County 1870s-1940s;” and “Passing Fancies: Victorian Needlework.” These special exhibits are free with museum admission. The museum’s permanent galleries include displays of North American mammals, anthropology and archaeology, fossils, rocks and minerals, local history, and the fifth largest collection of bird eggs in the world.
The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. Admission is $6 (adult), $5 (senior or student) and $4 (child aged 5 to 12). Children under 5 and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is free. The Exploration Station live animal gallery will be open from 10 to 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org or call (909) 307-2669 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.
The San Bernardino County Museum is accessible to persons with disabilities. If assistive listening devices or other auxiliary aids are needed in order to participate in museum exhibits or programs, requests should be made through Museum Visitor Services at least three business days prior to your visit. Visitor Services’ telephone number is (909) 307-2669 ext. 229 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.