Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

About Our School Programs

The Museum’s Mission Inn Avenue location is closed for renovation and expansion. Most school tours are not available during the closure. See below for Heritage House tours, which continue through the renovation period.

When the Museum reopens, estimated to be late 2020, tours for school groups and adults will resume. After reopening, the Museum will offer curriculum-based school programs focusing on local natural history, Native American culture, and Riverside history.

The RMM’s programs are developed by professional museum educators and trained docents, and are designed to meet California state learning standards. Programs will also be available for homeschool groups visiting the Museum.

All programs:

  • Meet state academic standards and correspond to specific classroom curriculum units.
  • Are tailored to group age and academic level.
  • Are led by a trained Museum Educator.

Heritage House Tours
All ages | One Hour Program
In groups of 10-12, students are given a 30 minute house tour that introduces them to life in Riverside in the 1890s focusing on the contrast of life now to the way it was then. Outside activities include a tour of the barn, orange grove, and citrus sizer, as well as doing laundry and using period household items. "The Queen’s Own Grove" by Patricia Beatty is suggested reading. Heritage House is located at 8193 Magnolia Ave in Riverside.

 

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Main Museum
Address:
3580 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: (951) 826-5273

Hours
Closed for Innovation
Heritage House
Address:
8193 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504

Hours
Open Sept (1st weekend after labor day) to June.

Monday - Thursday Closed
Friday - Sunday Open at 12:00 pm -
Last Tour at 3:15 pm
Closed Major Holidays
Harada House
Not Open to the Public
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