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The County Museum administers historic sites throughout the County of San Bernardino.

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 27, 2009: Moon Party at the Asistencia with the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Oct 30, 2009: Curator's walk, Signs in the Designs, at Agua Mansa Pioneer Cemetery, 1 p.m.
  • Jan 22, 2010: Curator's walk, Life on the Rancho, at the John Rains House, 1 p.m.
  • Feb 26, 2010: Curator's walk, House of Mud and Straw, at the Yucaipa Adobe, 1 p.m.
  • Feb 27, 2010: History Day at the John Rains House, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Apr 30, 2010: Curator's walk, Artisans and Artwork, at the Asistencia, 1 p.m.
  • May 22, 2010: Adobe Day, at the Yucaipa Adobe, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Jun 04, 2010: Curator's walk, Horses, Sheep, and Jacks, at the Yorba and Slaughter Families Adobe, 1 p.m.
Agua Mansa Pioneer Cemetery in Colton
This cemetery is the oldest remaining cemetery in San Bernardino County (1855) and contains over 2000 burials, many with grave markers in Spanish. A small museum introduces the visitor to the now vanished 19th century communities that founded this cemetery, special features of this cemetery, and cemetery art.

Asistencia outpost of the Mission San Gabriel in Redlands
This is a 1930s reconstruction of an 1830s ranch outpost of Mission San Gabriel. Buildings include a small museum with site history and a chapel.

John Rains House
in Rancho Cucamonga
This National Register site is the restored 1860 ranch residence of John and Maria Merced Rains. It is one of the oldest fired brick structures still standing in San Bernardino County.

Stone Hotel
in Daggett
Closed for renovation, this structure served traveling railroad and mining personnel during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Yorba and Slaughter Families Adobe
in Chino
This historic adobe home built by Raimundo Yorba in 1852-53 was purchased by Fenton Slaughter in 1868. This National Register site contains both the ranch house with many of the original Slaughter family furnishings and a renovated General Store of the 1890s which also includes agrarian exhibits.

Yucaipa Adobe
in Yucaipa
An adobe ranch house constructed in 1858 by mountain man James Waters and purchased by John Dunlap in 1868 contains many 19th century furnishings.

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For further historic information about the historic sites, please contact Curator of History Michele Nielsen at


Programs & Events
Family Programs
Scout Programs
School Programs
Museum Youth Club
Branch Museum Sites
Agua Mansa
Stone Hotel
Rains House
Yorba Slaughter
Yucaipa Adobe
Museum Store
Garden Café
Rentals & Weddings
Media Page
Community Partnerships

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