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.
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***
On Monday February 20th, 2017 the adobe will be closed for Presidents day. Regular schedule hours will resume the following day.
Didn’t catch Thursday’s episode of Mysteries at the Museum on Tiny Broadwick, the Travel Channel will air that same episode (Terra Cota Warriors, the Queen of Parachuting and Polish Soldier) again on the following date:
**Sunday February 12, 8am PST | 10am Cst | 11am Est
So tune in!!!
This year we will kick off our speaker series with Mr. Robert Lee Johnson. Mr. Johnson has lectured in various colleges, universities and museums in Southern California. His focus is on the African American and their struggles in America. Please join us to hear this talk.
Saturday February 25, 2017 from 1-3pm
**This event will take place at the adobe carriage house. For more information you can contact the museum at (310) 603-0088
On Wednesday January 18, 2017 the adobe will be closed. Tours will resume on Saturday January 21, 2017.