Museums

"Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence." - Abigail Adams

 

Clarke Historical Museum - 240 E. STREET - (707) 443-1947

Founded by Eureka High School teacher Cecile Clarke, the museum has been housed in the landmark Bank of Eureka building since 1960. The Clarke Museum proudly displays the rich history of Humboldt County, which includes vibrant Native American cultures, gold rush settlements, the lumber industry, prosperous ranching, farming and livelihoods wrung from the sea. Hours - (Monday - Closed ) - (Tues - Sat - 10am - 6pm) (Sun -11am - 4pm)

Morris Graves Museum of Art - 636 F. Street - (707) 442-0278

The Morris Graves Museum of Art, located at the corner of seventh and F streets in Eureka, is housed in the former Carnegie Free Library. California's first Free Library was established in Eureka on May 11, 1878 and was situated in this Carnegie Library building from 1904 to 1972. Hours  12pm - 5pm - Weds - Sunday.

Discovery Museum - 612 G. STREET - (707) 443-9694

Discovery Museum exhibits and programs promote hands-on, open-ended discovery in the areas of science, art, culture, technology, and healthy living. Our goal is to help youth expand their horizons and prepare for the future by fostering a passion for exploration and learning.

Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum - 77 Cookhouse Rd, Samoa, CA 95564

Located in Samoa, California, a small town across Humboldt Bay from Eureka. The focus of the museum is the preservation and interpretation of its collection of artifacts, photographs, library archives and materials which relate principally to the maritime history of California's North Coast.

The Kinetic Museum - 518 A. STREET - (707) 786-3443

An Inside look at the 50 years of the Kinetic Grand Championship sculpture races, Free Admission, Open year round! 2:13P - 6:32P. FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY .