Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum



California’s State Historic Landmark No.152

National Register of Historic Places

The mission of the Friends of Rancho San Pedro is to preserve and increase community awareness of early California history as it relates to the Dominguez family, homestead adobe and the Rancho San Pedro, the first Spanish land grant in California. This is accomplished through educational programs and the operation of the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum.

Latest News

Speaker Series 2017: Gustavo Arellano

Join us at our second speaker series of the year set on June 17, 2017 at 1pm. The adobe will host Mr. Gustavo Arellano who will be presenting his latest book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America.

“Nationally syndicated columnist and bestselling author of ¡Ask a Mexican! Gustavo Arellano presents a tasty trip through the history and culture of Mexican food in this country, uncovering great stories and charting the cuisine’s tremendous popularity north of the border. Arellano’s fascinating narrative combines history, cultural criticism, food writing, and personal anecdotes.”

Following the presentation there will be a Q&A as well as a book signing session. So please come on down and join us on this day.

Saturday June 17, 2017:

  • 1pm: Presentation
  • 2pm: Q&A Session
  • 3pm: Book Signing

**Books will be available for purchase

**Light snacks/drinks will be available. Also parking is FREE

**Donations are always welcome!

 

 

Museum and grounds closed

On Monday April 24, 2017 the museum and its grounds will be closed for a private event. Regular tours will resume on Wednesday April 26, 2017.

Thank you.

Museum Closed

The museum will be closed on Sunday April 23, 2017. Regular tours will resume on Wednesday April 26, 2017. 

Thank you

Museum Closed

The museum will be closed on Saturday April 22, 2017. Regular tours will resume on Wednesday April 26, 2017.

Thank you. 

Rancho Days: 2017

Rancho Days: Saturday March 25, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm.

Join us for Rancho Day on the Rancho San Pedro. Experience life in the 1800s before California became part of the United States. This fun and interactive day will focus on what life was like on the Rancho San Pedro in Alta California. Donations are always welcome!!!

Some of the activities include:
• Learn about blacksmithing
• Dance to early California music
• Sack Races
• Gold pan
• Make adobe bricks
• Learn about quilting, butter making, and other trades
• Dress up in clothing from the 1800s
• Learn to churn butter, make tortillas and more!

Tours of the adobe will take place every hour beginning at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Parking is free. Food will be available for purchase.

***Light rain will not cancel the event, but heavy rain will***

  • Upcoming Events

    Apr
    24
    Mon
    8:00 am Museum Closed
    Museum Closed
    Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    The museum and the grounds will be closed for a private event on Monday April 24, 2017. Regular tours will resume on Wednesday April 26, 2017. Thank you.
    May
    14
    Sun
    8:00 am Museum closed
    Museum closed
    May 14 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Museum will be closed on Sunday May 14th, 2016 Mothers day. Tours will resume on Wednesday May 17th.
    May
    27
    Sat
    8:00 am Museum close
    Museum close
    May 27 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    The museum will be closed on Friday May 27th, 2017. Regular tours will resume on Wednesday May 31st.
    May
    28
    Sun
    8:00 am Museum close
    Museum close
    May 28 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    The museum will be closed on Sunday May 28th, 2017. Regular tours will resume on Wednesday May 31st.
    May
    29
    Mon
    8:00 am Museum Close
    Museum Close
    May 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
    The museum will be closed on Monday May 29th, 2017. Regular tours will resume on Wednesday May 31st.
    Jun
    17
    Sat
    1:00 pm SPEAKER SERIES 2017: GUSTAVO ARE... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    SPEAKER SERIES 2017: GUSTAVO ARE... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Join us at our second speaker series of the year set on June 17, 2017 at 1pm. The adobe will host Mr. Gustavo Arellano who will be presenting his latest book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food[...]
    Jun
    18
    Sun
    8:00 am Museum close
    Museum close
    Jun 18 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Museum will be closed on Sunday June 18th, 2016 for Fathers Day. Tours will resume on Wednesday June 21st, 2016.
    Jul
    4
    Tue
    8:00 am Museum Closed
    Museum Closed
    Jul 4 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    The museum will be closed on Tuesday July 4th, 2017. Tours will resume on Wednesday July 5th.
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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.

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