Founded in 1932, this is likely the best all-around museum in Orange County. The complex has particularly come into its...
moreFounded in 1932, this is likely the best all-around museum in Orange County. The complex has particularly come into its own since its re-opening in 1992 with expanded and improved exhibition spaces. Created with funds donated by Charles Bowers, the complex was built in the style of the California Missions, and is adorned with murals honoring that motif. Originally intended by Mr. Bowers to focus on local history, the museum has since enlarged its focus to incorporate artifacts from the cultures of Southeast Asia, Oceania, Mexico and Native America.less
We were happy to get to see the exhibit showing the 50 years of Disney Archives gathered. From Walt's desk to Herbie the Love Bug it is all here. We enjoyed seeing the carpet bag and blocks from Mary...more
We went to the Bowers on Super Bowl Sunday afternoon to see the last day of the exhibit of Authur Beaumont. He was the American Navel Artist for many years and during WWII. This was titled “The Art of...more