Historical Attractions in Sylmar

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Hollywood
An iconic and historical must see on any visit to Los Angeles - TCL Chinese Theatre (previously Graumans)
Los Angeles
A living history museum reflecting the settlement and development of Southern California from the Civil War to the early 20th Century, Heritage Square Museum offers visitors a look into the everyday lives of Southern Californians at the close of the ...
Hearst Castle
(181 Miles)
San Simeon
Hearst Castle is one of the largest of approximately 5,000 historic house museums in the U.S., with one of the most sophisticated guided tour programs in the country.
Fresno
Everything We Do is Focused on Making Science Fun We believe that science should be an engaging subject for children, offering magic, exploration, and excitement. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Fresn...
Blue Diamond
An authentic western town where cowboys walk the streets as they did in the 1880's. See gunfights, hangings, melodramas, an antique museum and the gift shops. We have lots of animals in our petting zoo, and you can feed the ducks in our pond.
Salinas
In the John Steinbeck Exhibition Hall, literature jumps off the printed page and into your imagination. Discover Steinbeck\'s world through interactive, multisensory exhibits for all ages, rare artifacts, and seven themed theaters showcasing East o...
Bodie Ghost Town
(1)
(272 Miles)
Bridgeport
Bodie State Historic Park is a genuine California gold-mining ghost town. Visitors can walk down the deserted streets of a town that once had a population of nearly 10,000 people.
San Jose
The Tech is singularly focused on inspiring the innovator in everyone it reaches. Truly hands-on and interactive exhibits, divided among themed galleries, offer guests a truly memorable experience.
Deer Hollow Farm
(292 Miles)
Los Altos
A fun educational centre where kids can see some livestock, learn some skills, and take a self-guided tour to learn about the history of Deer Hollow Farm.
Oakland
Chabot Space & Science Center inspires and educates students of all ages about our Planet Earth and the Universe. Its observatory, planetarium, exhibits, and natural park setting are a place where a diverse population of students, teachers, and th...
Alameda
Crab Cove Visitor Center at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda features all new exhibits opened in April 2004. You can see bay creatures in the 800-gallon aquarium system, use interactive stations for varying age groups to view microscopic animals...
Hall Of Health
(325 Miles)
Berkeley
he philosophy of the Hall of Health is that health and human biology go hand in hand: an understanding of how the body works provides a meaningful context for all of the practices that promote good health. More than 350,000 visitors of all ages have ...
San Francisco
A fun, educational and historic look into a real life WWII submarine!
Musee Mecanique
(1)
(328 Miles)
San Francisco
A stunning collection of coin-operated mechanical musical instruments and antique arcade machines, all in working order.
San Francisco
Explore this historic vessel in it's entirety, book a cruise trip if you can or visit on a Steaming Weekend to see the engines at work.
San Francisco
We offer a full range of classes in our Fort Mason studio, for children ages 22 months to 12 years of age. Classes begin for two year olds and preschoolers, as well as an adult/child class for toddlers and their caregivers.
San Francisco
Purple Crayon is an arts and crafts studio for children and adults. We give parents an easy way to help their children express creativity. Everyone will enjoy coming to our warm, inviting space where messiness and free expression are encouraged.
Exploratorium
(329 Miles)
San Francisco
The Exploratorium is an experimental, hands-on museum designed to spark curiosity, regardless of your age or familiarity with science. There are hundreds of exhibits to touch, pick up, and tinker with. Your curiosity can be your compass to endless di...
Alcatraz Island
(329 Miles)
San Francisco
Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public, and the 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes which saved the tribes. Ri...
San Francisco
An iconic San Francisco landmark and internationally recognised symbol, now offering Bridge Tours with informed audio commentary.
St George
Houses over 2000 very rare and unique dinosaur tracks and other Early Jurassic Epoch fossils. Its worth keeping an eye out for Dino Days which are more specifically aimed at young children.
Folsom
The Folsom Powerhouse is part of a colorful chapter of Sacramento history and is also an example of the tremendous advance in the commercial application of electricity.
Sacramento
The Discovery Museum History Center in Old Sacramento features exhibits that showcase Sacramento's vibrant history. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Sacramento for kids.
Carson City
Join us on this very special weekend in Carson City and Carson Valley when historic ghosts will rise from their resting places to tell you their stories and guide you through our colorful past. For one price, you can witness it all! October 20:...
Jerome
The "Billion Dollar" Copper Camp Jerome's modern history began in 1876 when three prospectors staked claims on rich copper deposits. They sold out to a group which formed the United Verde Copper Company in 1883. The resultant mining camp of board ...
Phoenix
Located 30 minutes north of downtown Phoenix, you will visit over 90 acres of an old 1800s town, with no cars or smog! Just authentic buildings and historically accurate reproductions. Fun facts for kids and families.All of this, plus a blacksmith sh...
Grass Valley
Learn all about gold at one of the world's largest and most established mines. Historical tours are available, plus living history events and permanent exhibits.
Camp Verde
Spend a few hours and discover the incredible legacy of an ancient people. Montezuma Castle National Monument.
Flagstaff
Located just one mile west of historic downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, Lowell's scenic Mars Hill campus is the site of our 6500-square foot Steele Visitor Center. We offer daytime guided tours at 15 minutes past the hour from 9:15 AM through 4:15 PM, an...
Flagstaff
Built in 1904 for two Riordan families, the Mansion is an impressive reminder of gracious living in a small, territorial logging town. The historic building is an Arizona treasure - a remarkable example of Arts and Crafts style architecture featuring...
Florence
The history of the park's building provides visitors with a look into the past. The building represents a transition between Sonoran and Anglo-American architecture with its wood-shingled pitched roof surmounting traditional adobe brick walls. Like m...
Page
The John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum and Visitor Information Center is the one-stop source for information of interest to people visiting Page, Arizona and the surrounding area.Within the museum, you can see sketches, photos and other memorabilia o...
Tucson
The Standard Program includes a visit to the Design Garage's hands-on, interactive exhibits; a self-guided tour of our spectacular collection of gems and minerals in the Mineral Museum; and a Planetarium show geared toward your group's grade level an...
Trail Dust Town
(462 Miles)
Tuscon
Authentic wild west day out with vintage rides, cavalry museum, stunt shows and more!
Tubac
The church and the military were the vanguards of Spanish frontier expansion throughout New Spain. The Jesuit, Eusebio Francisco Kino, established missions from 1687 to 1711 to christianize and control Native Americans in the area. He established nea...
Fort Apache
Within this beautiful and historic park are ruins, prehistoric petroglyphs, an old military cemetery, the Apache Culture Center, and a recreated Apache Village showing life in this historic period.
Tombstone
Tombstone reached its pinnacle of riches and then faded, all within the short span of eight years. The West's wildest mining town owes its beginning to Ed Schieffelin, who prospected the nearby hills in 1877. Friends warned him that all he would e...
Stansbury Park
For those of you who like to take a step back in time, Tooele County's Benson Grist Mill is the sight that can't be missed.
Bingham Canyon
Simply a giant educational toy box! Hands on exhibits and fascinating equipment suitable for the whole family.
Salt Lake City
The Farm is a restoration of the turn-of-the-century dairy farm of Henry J. Wheeler. Maintaining the farm presents to the public the history of Utah family agriculture. It is a representation of the rural lifestyle in Salt Lake County from 1890-1920 ...
Navajo Village
(576 Miles)
Page
At the Navajo Village you have the change to take part in the story telling, the food preparation, the day-to-day, and to learn more about the Navajo culture. Unavailable in history books, you will have a unique opportunity to hear their oral traditi...
Ogden
We've been producing original digital star shows since 2005 and presenting star shows in Spanish since 2006. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Utah
Cave Junction
Kids must be over 42" and able to pass a test before being allowed in on the fascinating cave tour, no carrying permitted.
Twin Falls
Opened in November 1995, the Faulkner Planetarium is the largest planetarium theater in Idaho, and one of the best equipped in the northwestern U.S. The theater seats 144 under a 50' dome and features a Digistar II digital graphics projection system....
Aztec Ruins
(611 Miles)
Aztec
Whether you are just passing through or have a couple hours to spend here, Aztec Ruins can provide visitors with a meaningful experience of an ancestral Pueblo site. Goods, services, and accommodations are located near Aztec Ruins in the cities of Az...
Acoma, NM
The physical and spiritual homeland for the Acoma people looms nearly 370 feet above the desert floor. The history of the Acoma people and the Pueblo dates back to as early as 1100 A.D. With its unique historical distinction as the oldest continuousl...
Wellsville
The Heritage Center offers a variety of activities for individuals and families, as well as group tours and vacations. Whether you are passing through Cache Valley or making it your destination, the Center will be one of your favorite stops along the...
Sunny Valley
Applegate Trail Centre offers a glimpse into the colorful history of this rugged area through the stories of the pioneer settlers, the naming of Grave Creek, the discovery of gold, the impact of the stageline, and the building of the railroad.
Boise
Idaho Territory was less than ten years old when the territorial prison was built east of Boise in 1870. The penitentiary grew from a single cellhouse into a complex of several distinctive buildings surrounded by a high sandstone wall. Convicts quarr...
Boise
Provides experiences and educational opportunities that inspire lifelong learning and interest in science, math and technology through interactive multi media exhibits.

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