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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.
Armenian Museum of Fresno
Armenian Museum of Fresno

550 E Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93710   Directions

(559) 224-1001

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Celebrate the rich Armenian culture in Fresno at the Armenian Museum of Fresno. Learn about the history of the Armenian people and view rotating exhibits of Armenian art as well as a permanent collection of art, artifacts and textiles. Join in on the Biennial Festival celebrating the lives of notable Armenian artists, musicians and writers.

Castle Air Museum
Castle Air Museum

5050 Santa Fe Dr
Atwater, CA 95301   Directions

(209) 723-2178

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Be awed by the majestic warbirds on display at Castle Air Museum, California's premier air museum. See several aircrafts and aviation machines from across time and the globe at this outdoor field museum. The indoor museum features war memorabilia from the same eras as the planes. You might even get a chance to ride in a helicopter if you visit during special events and opening!

Discovery Center
Discovery Center

1944 N Winery
Fresno, CA 93703   Directions

(559) 251-5533

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Discover the amazing world of science at the Discovery Center. This fun (and educational) children's museum offers excitement for children and adults. Find something new and exciting at every visit to this attraction. Run through the gardens and feed the tortoises some zucchini. Find your way out of the maze. Bring the whole family along for a hands-on science lesson on a Saturday afternoon.

Forestiere Underground Gardens
Forestiere Underground Gardens

5021 W Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93722   Directions

(559) 271-0734

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Walk through Fresno's amazing Forestiere Underground Gardens. Designed in the style of ancient catacombs, this subterranean network showcases some of the most unique trees, shrubs and vines found in the state of California. Tours of this underground attraction are available on the hour, on a first-come first-serve basis. Bring your walking shoes and get ready to explore these unique gardens.

Fresno Art Museum
Fresno Art Museum

2233 N 1st St
Fresno, CA 93703   Directions

(559) 441-4221

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View the permanent and traveling art galleries at the Fresno Art Museum. You can find art from all over the globe at this art museum. The Fresno Art Museum has been collecting, preserving and exhibiting valuable art and historical objects to the public since its foundation in 1948.

Kearney Mansion Museum
Kearney Mansion Museum

7160 W Kearney Blvd
Fresno, CA 93706   Directions

(559) 441-0862

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Home to the Fresno Historical Society, the Kearney Mansion Museum can be found in Kearney Park. This historic mansion has been preserved and restored over the years, and is now considered Central Valley's most important agricultural historic site. Public tours of the mansion are available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. This museum offers a great look into Fresno history.

Meux Home Museum
Meux Home Museum

1007 R St
Fresno, CA 93721   Directions

(559) 233-8007

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Admire the architecture of the historical Meux Home Museum from the outside, and head inside for a one hour tour of this preserved and restored Victorian middle-class residence. The home was built in 1888 for Civil War doctor and surgeon Dr. Meux and was passed on through his family for generations. Fresno's oldest dwelling is a piece of history that's open for you to explore.

The Legion of Valor Museum
The Legion of Valor Museum

1235 O St
Fresno, CA 93721   Directions

(559) 498-0510

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Visit this free memorial to those who have served their country. The Legion of Valor Museum grew from the efforts of dedicated Legion of Valor members. The museum displays military history through the exhibition of several pieces of WWI, WWII, Vietnam and Korean War memorabilia and photographs, as well as articles from Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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