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(Rancho Dominguez, CA)—The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in collaboration with Semillitas Learning Community will celebrate its 6th Annual Dia de Muertos/Day of the Dead event. Rooted in Mexican tradition, Dia de Muertos is a festive time of remembrance in which families decorate the tombs of deceased relatives and install memorial ofrendas/altars where special offerings are...
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The Battle of Dominguez Documentary - a man on horse dressed in historical attire
The Battle of Dominguez Rancho was a military engagement of the Mexican-American War. It occurred on October 8 and 9, 1846, when a series of skirmishes took place on and near the Dominguez Rancho 12 miles north of San Pedro harbor. Collectively known as the Battle of Dominguez Rancho, the Battle of Dominguez Hills, or...
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Welcome back! The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum has re-opened its doors to the public. Our scheduled tours are Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday of the month. Also, the first Thursday and Friday of the month at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Book your tour by clicking the link below. Tours will be conducted by reservation only. Tours...
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(Rancho Dominguez, CA)—The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will commemorate the 173rd Anniversary of the Battle of Dominguez Hill with a battle re-enactment. The Battle of Dominguez Hill, originally took place on October 8th and October 9th, 1846, was a military engagement of the U.S.-Mexican War that took place within Manuel Dominguez’s 75,000 acre Rancho San...
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Take a virtual tour and enjoy a little history of the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum.
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Find Events at Our Museum
Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Friends & Visitors – More Scheduled Events are Coming! October 2021: October 2-3, 2021:  The Battle of Dominguez Rancho Reenactment from 10am-4pm.  November 2021:  November 6, 2021: Dia de Muertos Celebration from 10am to 4pm.  November 2021: Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Speaker Series from 1:30pm -3:30pm – TBD
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The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will host a California environmental webinar series titled “Science at the Museum: Wild California” this fall starting Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 11am-12pm. The mission of this webinar series is to encourage attendees to think a bit more deeply about the state of our planet and what we, as individuals...
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Earth Days at the Rancho Dominguez
Following the recent public health concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will be postponing the Earth Day Fair scheduled for Saturday, April 4th, 2020, from 11 am to 4 pm, to a later date. Thank you for your understanding – Museum Administration The mission of this Earth Day event is to...
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The public is invited to experience life in 1800s Mexican California. Experience the sights and sounds through music, crafts, and food. Visitors can participate in hands-on activities; such as, corn husk doll making, adobe brick making, butter making and gold panning. Exhibitors will demonstrate historic skills including blacksmithing and cattle roping. Children are encouraged to...
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Find Events at Our Museum
Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Friends & Visitors – Following the recent public health concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the museum will be closed, and onsite events will be postponed. There will be online events however. Thank you for your understanding – Museum Administration October 2020: October 3-4, 2020:  The Battle of Dominguez Rancho Reenactment from...
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