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Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Orange County

Bowers Museum of Cultural Art - Orange County, California
Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706Map
+1 714 567 3600/+1 877 250 8999(Toll Free)
Neighborhood: Santa Ana/Garden Grove/Stanton
Overview

Founded in 1932, this is likely the best all-around museum in Orange County. The complex has particularly come into its own since its re-opening in 1992 with expanded and improved exhibition spaces. Created with funds donated by Charles Bowers, the complex was built in the style of the California Missions, and is adorned with murals honoring that motif. Originally intended by Mr. Bowers to focus on local history, the museum has since enlarged its focus to incorporate artifacts from the cultures of Southeast Asia, Oceania, Mexico and Native America.

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Bowers Museum of Cultural Art General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
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