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Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
The Riverside Metropolitan Museum (RMM), a department of the City of Riverside, is the steward of the public trust of artifacts, archives, and historic sites owned by the City of Riverside. The RMM is responsible for three historic sites: National Historic Landmark Harada House, and the National Register listed Museum and Victorian House Museum Heritage House.

The Museum houses over 100,000 artifacts in its collections and 2000 linear feet of archives in the disciplines of Natural History, Anthropology, and History. Permanent and special exhibitions are on display throughout the year and are open to the public free of charge. The Museum also offers educational programs, special cultural events, and school programs.
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  • Not very large but sweet and full of information. Ask questions because they change the display often. Free or maybe $2. Worth a visit. The first time in was all geo rocks and things, next time was an...  read more »
  • Elders will learn from the area south of California and children can visit the fourth animal, where there are snakes, turtles, tarantulas and scorpions. You can also buy a souvenir of Riverside at good price on l gift jams.
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  • The museum has the bare minimum for a museum. The exhibits that were there were well done but it seemed like it lacked more interactive exhibits for kids. 
  • Had a great time with my kids. Its very informative and parking is convenient and donation based. It's a smaller museum. Don't forget to take a look upstairs for the exhibits there and the Nature Center! Had fun!
  • Nice exhibits, good place to spend some time
  • Admission is free, and there is a lot to see. The variety is nice, ranging from nature, animals, natives, general area history, and more. Great place to visit.
  • The exhibits are nice, indigenous to the riverside area. Small but welcoming, and right across the street from the Mission Inn.
  • Fun historical exhibit's
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