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Museum of History and Art, Ontario

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Great Way to Learn about Ontario and the Inland Empire

RECOMMENDED FOR: ~Local Ontario Residents ~History buffs ~IE visitors ~Those looking for free... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
ladyjadegd
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Escondido, California
fantastic building

This is a beautiful facility and there were several displays when I went. It is not large, so you... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Terrence S
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14 Oct 2018
“Great Way to Learn about Ontario and the Inland Empire”
29 Mar 2018
“fantastic building”
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225 S Euclid Ave, Ontario, CA 91762-3812
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

RECOMMENDED FOR: ~Local Ontario Residents ~History buffs ~IE visitors ~Those looking for free things to do in Ontario I love this museum. Not only does it have a fantastic museum full of Ontario and Inland Empire history, including Route 66 memorabilia. You'll also find regularly...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful facility and there were several displays when I went. It is not large, so you probably only need to budget 30 min to an hour to go through (longer if you like to linger with your art experience). The gift shop...More

Thank Terrence S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I like the building itself: classic WPA architecture in the former city hall. One current exhibit when I visited was about local commercial artists. Far more interesting than I would have thought. The other exhibit was about early highways and the roadside attraction culture. Very...More

Thank Richard320
Reviewed 8 March 2016

My visit to the Ontario Museum of History and Art not only filled me with local knowledge of years past in their beautiful "Gem of the Foothills" exhibit but I was pleasantly surprised by their travelling exhibit "Under the Big Top" about Circus life from...More

2  Thank Ontariology
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Great way to learn the history of the area through old photos. A small section on old Route 66 was enjoyable, as I rode that road a couple of times aboard my motorcycle. Missed out on the art section as that portion of the museum...More

1  Thank Russell L
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Loved seeing the history of the area, the farms, the wineries, the intentional layout of the infrastructure of the city of Ontario.

1  Thank betsypalm
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I host foreign students every summer, and design their program. I'm just sorry I hadn't taken groups to this museum sooner, and I definitely will schedule it for every group in the future. The museum itself does a great job of telling the story of...More

2  Thank Marianne_joy
Reviewed 31 July 2013

It's a small town museum in downtown Ontario. It's free and they feature California's history, very educational and interesting for students like my daughter in middle school. I recommend to visit this place!

5  Thank Renato L
Reviewed 29 July 2013

If discovering the history of the places you visit then this museum is for you when visiting Ontario. They have done a great job in presenting the history of the community in interesting exhibits and artifacts.

2  Thank Upland428
Reviewed 22 July 2012

The Auto Club had this museum listed as someplace to see something unique and interesting. Through September 23, there is a part of a collection of Grand Canyon pictures taken over the past 125 years. Sponosored by the Smithsonian and several other organizations, this is...More

3  Thank tmgreen777
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