Museum of Ventura County


The Museum of Ventura County celebrates, preserves and interprets the art, history and culture of Ventura County, the California Channel Islands and the surrounding region through its collections, exhibitions, events, educational programs, publications and its research library, and serves as a gathering place for the community. The Museum of Ventura County first opened in 1913 in the newly built Ventura County Courthouse (now Ventura City Hall). Over 50,000 individuals per year enjoy the Museum's exhibitions, Research Library, tours, special programs, and events.



  • Other school related activities
  • Historical site, records or reenactment
  • Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1957

Your donations to Museum of Ventura County are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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