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Pleasant Valley Historical Society Museum & Botanical Gardens

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Early California history geared toward children. . .

This is a small museum used as an educational support for local schools. Exhibits illustrate... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2014
Los Angeles
A Little Gem

Visited this place with my boyfriend. The docents were very informative and friendly. They had a... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Leslie W
Oxnard, California
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  • Average37%
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3 May 2018
“A Little Gem”
29 Jan 2018
“Small but cool museum complete with Butterfly Preserve!!!”
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720 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo, CA 93010-2904
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place with my boyfriend. The docents were very informative and friendly. They had a lot of knowledge about PV history. Seeing the collection of telephones, listening to a record on a machine that had to be cranked by hand, and learning about ringer...More

2  Thank Leslie W
Reviewed January 29, 2018

We learned of the Pleasant Valley Historical Society Museum & Botanical Gardens via the "Passport 2 History". We visited this the same day as the Oxnard Historical Farm Park and the Reyes Adobe, and this was the highlight for the day! When rating places, I...More

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Nice little historical museum that tells the story of Camarillo. Many items donated by families that have resided in the Camarillo area for generations. The garden and gazebo are worth a look and a walk.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed August 9, 2017

A genuine, volunteer operated repository of local history of Camarillo's agricultural past and present. Great for kids to see what every day life was in the 19th and early 20th centuries . Includes a garden of indigenous plants. Call for operating hours.

Thank mediumbodine
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This locally supported Botanical Garden probably will never make a top 10 list however, it is obviously loved and supported. It is apparent it is used for educational purposes, for both local history and wildlife. It was an enjoyable but small garden full of color...More

Thank thymegrower
Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a small place, with a little history thrown in with the plants. The walk among the foliage is nice and relaxing, but all too short with no seating. I would love to see them get enough funds to put out a couple of...More

2  Thank Tvlr8
Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a small museum used as an educational support for local schools. Exhibits illustrate pioneer days and feature Chumash Indian artifacts, everyday objects from settlers and farmers through the ages, vintage photographs, and maps. Good history of land grants, railroads, and early Ranchos. The...More

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