Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum



Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

October 2009

Museum Store Now Open

The Museum Store at the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum is now open! Come peruse the store and its wonderful merchandise. The Museum Store is open from 1pm to 4pm on the the first Thursday, Friday and Saturday of each month and every Wednesday and Sunday. At this time, the store only accepts cash or check. We hope to see you soon.

Dominguez Battle Reenactment

The Battle of Dominguez Hill took place on October 8th and 9th in 1846, during the U.S.-Mexican War, when a small handful of California troops, led by Jose Antonio Carrillo, successfully held off the invasion of El Pueblo de Los Angeles by American troops. Witness the Mexican-American war battle of Dominguez Hill on the land where it was fought. Appropriate for all ages.

The day’s activities include a welcome by Don Manuel Dominguez, a Fandango (musical and dance performances for adults and children) throughout the day led by Yesteryears Dancers with music by Los Californios, exhibits of period military uniform and ladies fashion, and two battle reenactments at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. Please call (310) 603-0088 for more information.
Click here for a schedule of events that day

Click here for a flyer about the reenactment

Dominguez Battle Reenactment

The Battle of Dominguez Hill took place on October 8th and 9th in 1846, during the U.S.-Mexican War, when a small handful of California troops, led by Jose Antonio Carrillo, successfully held off the invasion of El Pueblo de Los Angeles by American troops.  Witness the Mexican-American war battle of Dominguez Hill on the land where it was fought. Appropriate for all ages. 

The day’s activities include a welcome by Don Manuel Dominguez, a Fandango (musical and dance performances for adults and children) throughout the day led by Yesteryears Dancers with music by Los Californios, exhibits of period military uniform and ladies fashion, and two battle reenactments at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. Please call (310) 603-0088 for more information.
Click here for a schedule of events that day

Click here for a flyer about the reenactment

  • Upcoming Events

    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.
    Nov
    26
    Sun
    8:00 am Museum closed
    Museum closed
    Nov 26 @ 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.
    Dec
    2
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Dec 2 @ 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[...]
    Dec
    9
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Dec 9 @ 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[...]
    3:00 pm Holiday Living History @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Holiday Living History @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Enjoy the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum this holiday season when the Adobe is decorated with lights and ornaments. It only happens once a year!! Don’t miss it!! Event is FREE and we encourage everyone to[...]
    Dec
    16
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Dec 16 @ 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[...]
    Dec
    25
    Mon
    8:00 am Museum closed
    Museum closed
    Dec 25 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    The museum will be closed from Saturday December 23rd, 2017 to Monday December 25th, 2017 for Christmas. Tours would resume on Wednesday 27th, 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.

  • Social Networking

  • Experience LA Don Manuel Dominguez
  • Useful Links


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