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.

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Sigma Lambda Gamma Posada at the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

Join the Sigma Lambda Gamma sisters as they host the Posadas here at the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum grounds. There will be entertainment and various activities for the whole family to enjoy. Event will take place Saturday December 03, 2016.

Stay tuned for more details!

Holiday Living History Afternoon

Enjoy the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum this holiday season when the Adobe is decorated with lights and ornaments. It only happens once a year!! Don’t miss it!!

Event is FREE and we encourage everyone to bring their friends and family members. Parking will be on the lower grounds and it will be free as well. This event will be on Saturday December 10, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm.

Further information will be giving out regarding the activities, so stay tuned!

Halloween Haunt

Join the Rancho Halloween fest where there is fun for all. There will be an obstacle course, activities and crafts. Bring your own pumpkin to enter in the pumpkin competition, “guess the goo” and enter in the many games that are offered.

October 29, 2016 from 1PM to 4PM

Dominguez Rancho Presents: Titanic Tea

Join us on November 5, 2016 from 11:30am to 1:30pm for a Titanic theme tea. Enjoy this intimate affair which will include tea, lunch, speakers, and a raffle. Tea Tickets $25; Raffle Tickets $3 each, $5 for 2, or $10 for 5
Guests are encouraged to wear Titanic/Edwardian costumes or High Tea attire.

All proceeds will go to the museum’s Rose Garden Fund.

To purchase tickets, call (310) 603-0088. Tickets must be purchased in advance as seating is limited to 40 guests.

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Presents: Dominguez Battle Reenactment

Join us as we celebrate the 170th anniversary of the Battle of Dominguez Hill also known as the Battle of the Old Woman’s Gun.

In this two-day event you will be able to experience the reenactment of the battle as well as the many aspects of life during the 1800’s.

Saturday, October 8th 2016 from 10AM to 4PM
Sunday, October 9th 2016 from 10AM to 4PM

Come and experience the following:

–California and U.S Navy encampment re-creation
–Cannon Firing by the Washington Artillery
–Visit a church, parlor, vendors and Sunday services
–Music and dance
–Children activities: corn husk doll making, tortilla making, adobe brick making and gold panning and much more!
–Take a tour of the Dominguez Homestead.

  • Upcoming Events

    Dec
    24
    Sat
    8:00 am Museum Closed @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Museum Closed @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Dec 24 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Museum will be closed for the Holidays. Our regular tours will resume back on December 28, 2016. Thank you.
    Dec
    25
    Sun
    8:00 am Museum Closed
    Museum Closed
    Dec 25 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Museum will be closed for the Holidays. Our regular tours will resume back on December 28, 2016. Thank you.
    Dec
    31
    Sat
    8:00 am Museum Closed
    Museum Closed
    Dec 31 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    The museum will be closed December 31, 2016. Tours will resume on Wednesday January 4, 2017. Have a great and safe New Year!!
    Jan
    1
    Sun
    8:00 am Museum Closed
    Museum Closed
    Jan 1 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    The museum will be closed January 01, 2017. Tours will resume on Wednesday January 4, 2017. Have a great and safe New Year!!
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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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