Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

August 2017

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum presents: Weaving the Past Journey of Discovery a feature documentary film by Walter Dominguez

Joins us for a unique speaker series event as we present Mr. Walter Dominguez film and how he embarks on a journey across California, Texas and Mexico fulfilling his grandfathers dying wish. The public is invited to this FREE screening and after the film a Q&A session will take place.

Saturday November 18, 2017

  • 1pm Film session
  • 3pm Q&A 

Copies of the Documentary will be available for purchase

Parking is FREE

Donations are always welcome!!

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The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum presents: 1st annual Dia de los Muertos

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 is for all ages, don’t miss out!

  • When: Saturday November 4th, 2017
  • Start: 10am-4pm

While waiting for this event, please joins us in one of our two workshops discussing the history and meaning of Dia de los Muertos. Please clink the link to find more information:


Donations are always welcome!!

***More information will be provide when the date gets closer

Day de los Muertos 2017

Battle of Dominguez Hill 2017

Join us as we celebrate the 171st anniversary of the Battle of Dominguez Hill also known as the Battle of the Old Woman’s Gun.

In this two-day event you will be able to experience the reenactment of the battle as well as the many aspects of life during the 1800’s.

Saturday, October 7th 2017 from 10AM to 5PM
Sunday, October 8th 2017 from 10AM to 4PM

Come and experience the following:

–California and U.S Navy encampment re-creation
–Cannon Firing by the Washington Artillery
–Visit a church, parlor, vendors and Sunday services
–Music and dance
–Children activities: corn husk doll making, tortilla making, adobe brick making and gold panning and much more!
–Take a tour of the Dominguez Homestead.

***More information to come!!

BODH 2017

Dia de los Muertos Workshop

Join us September 23rd or October 14th for a Dia de Los Muertos workshop from 1pm to 4pm. During this workshop you will learn the history and traditions behind the altares. Please RSVP by September 20th for the workshop the first workshop and RSVP by October 11th for the second one. For more information or reservation please call the office at:   (310) 603-0088

Dia de los Muertos Workshop flyer

Docents Needed!!!

Docents are needed to help lead our guest through the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum for both private and regular tours. Tours are interactive in nature and include a question and answer format with activities to engage students and promote learning. Docents receive a 10% discount from the gift shop, attend free field trips and are invited to our appreciation banquets!

The first class will begin August 26, 2017 starting at 1:30pm through 3:30pm

Training is FREE and docents will need to attend all five classes to complete the training. For more information or to register please call (310) 603-0088


Docent Training Fall

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    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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