Open Tues - Sat 1-4 pm
Admission is free but donations are appreciated.
museum highlights the three distinct cultures expressed
throughout Carpinteria's long history - Chumash, Spanish
are arranged generally as vignettes, with unique household
objects, tools, and various larger antiques - such as a
car - that give a taste of what life was like for the
people involved. There is an interesting
exhibit on the asphaltum mining operation that was
important in the early 1900s.
month there is a Flea Market held on the grounds of the
Museum with the booth fees contributing to the Museum.
From the 101 take the Casitas Pass exit. Turn away
from the mountains. At the light turn right.
In about four blocks you will turn left onto Maple
Avenue. There is parking on the street.