Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum



Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

August 2009

Calling New Docents!!

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum is currently seeking dynamic, dedicated individuals interested in connecting people to early California history to join the Museum’s volunteer docent corps.  Dominguez docents lead the public and schools on tours as well as assist with the children on the morning school tours.

New training classes begin September 2009 and will meet four times during September and October.

Sign up today!  APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 1, 2009

For more information about becoming a docent, call (310) 603-0088

Become a Museum Intern

Join the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum’s Intern Program.  As a Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum intern you will:

  • Gain professional experience
  • Develop numerous transferable skills that will help you with your studies and in the workplace
  • Develop networking opportunities
  • Earn strong letters of recommendation as you successfully complete the program
  • Get a rare opportunity to work at a state and national landmark
  • Interact with other museum interns and volunteers at planned social events including sightseeing trips to other museums
  • Be placed in an internship that matches your interests, abilities, and career goals
  • And much, much more

Call us now to learn more about the different internships the museum offers at (310) 603-0088.

Museum Educator Morning

The museum is hosting a Museum Educator Morning on August 8th at 9am to promote our school tour program and all it offers.  The Educator Morning is geared towards 3rd and 4th grade teachers, however we welcome all teachers interested in learning more since we offer tours to all school children in all grades.  The morning will showcase the museum’s permanent collection and will provide curriculum tools for introducing concepts from the Museum into the classroom.  The morning orientation and tour will offer an overview of the school tour program, the museum and sample pre-visit materials.  There will also be a raffle for free bus transportation for up to 4 schools that morning only so make your reservations now by calling (310) 603-0088.

Ice Cream Social

Join us for an old-fashioned ice cream social. The theme is American Aviation. Come to Grub Gulch and eat ice cream, popcorn, and snow cones. Lounge on the Rancho and listen to a barbershop quartet, then join the paper airplane races on the Dominguez Air Field. Other activities that day will include tours of the Adobe, face painting, and other craft activities. It is a not to be missed event!

The cost is only $5 for adults and $3 for children. Reservations are requested so please call (310) 603-0088 to make your reservation now.

Ice Cream Social

Join us on August 2 at 12pm for an old fashioned ice cream social.  The theme is American Aviation. Come to Grub Gulch and eat ice cream, popcorn, and snow cones.  Lounge on the Rancho and listen to a barbershop quartet, then join the paper airplane races on the Dominguez Air Field.  Other activities that day will include tours of the Adobe, face painting, and other craft activities.  Reservations are requested so please call (310) 603-0088 to make yours! Price is only $5 for adults and $3 for children.

  • Upcoming Events

    Oct
    28
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    Nov
    4
    Sat
    10:00 am 1st annual: Dia de los Muertos @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    1st annual: Dia de los Muertos @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
      Joins us as the museum host a day honoring the rich tradition and history of Dia de los Muertos. The museum will have fine Mexican cuisine and arts and crafts for purchase. This event[...]
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    Nov
    18
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    1:00 pm Speaker Series: Weaving the Past... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Speaker Series: Weaving the Past... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    At a crossroads, American filmmaker Walter Dominguez embarks of a life-changing quest to uncover mysteries in the life of his saintly Mexican-born grandfather, Reverend Emilio Hernandez, and to fulfill his grandfather’s dying wish to locate his[...]
    Nov
    23
    Thu
    8:00 am Museum closed
    Museum closed
    Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Museum will be close from Thursday November 23rd-Sunday November 26th, 2017 for Thanksgiving week. Tours will resume on Wednesday 29, 2017.
    Nov
    24
    Fri
    8:00 am Museum closed
    Museum closed
    Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Museum will be close from Thursday November 23rd-Sunday November 26th, 2017 for Thanksgiving week. Tours will resume on Wednesday 29, 2017.
    Nov
    25
    Sat
    8:00 am Museum closed
    Museum closed
    Nov 25 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Museum will be close from Thursday November 23rd-Sunday November 26th, 2017 for Thanksgiving week. Tours will resume on Wednesday 29, 2017.
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  • Tours

    Guided Tours of the Adobe Museum are Offered (Adobe is only open for guided tours):
    • First Thursday and Friday of Each Month
    • Every Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday
    • Tours are at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
    • No Reservations Needed for Parties Under 10
    • Tours del adobe están disponibles en español el segundo domingo de cada mes
    • Adobe tours available in Spanish the 2nd Sunday of each month
  • Sponsors

    Watson Land Company

    The Carson Companies

    Norris Foundation

    Lantz Foundation

    Murphy Foundation

    Waste Management

    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

    Post Alarm Systems

  • Friends of Rancho San Pedro

    Board of Directors
    • Mr. William Barger
    • Mr. Tom Huston
    • Brother Rene Lepage, C.M.F.
    • Mr. Manny Marrero
    • Father Frank Ferrante, C.M.F
    • Mr. John F. Watkins
    Honorary Member
    • Rev. Patrick J. McPolin, C.M.F.

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  • Experience LA Don Manuel Dominguez
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