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Join us on Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as we kick off the holiday season in grand style at the Banning Museum’s Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration and Open House! Due to the generosity of our sponsors, event admission is FREE! Visitors will enjoy period entertainment, tours of the Museum decorated in holiday splendor, refreshments, a children’s craft, a blacksmith, a horse-drawn trolley ride between The Banning Museum and Drum Barracks Civil War Museum as well as local food and craft vendors. We will also hold a raffle for an Apple Watch Series
Due to the generosity of our sponsors, event admission is FREE! Visitors will enjoy period entertainment, tours of the Museum decorated in holiday splendor, refreshments, a children’s craft, a horse-drawn trolley ride between The Banning Museum and Drum Barracks Civil War Museum as well as local food and craft vendors. As a special treat, a Queen Victoria re-enactor will receive guests for the two days and Jolly St. Nick himself will pose for photos with the kids.
This year’s event is even more special as we will unveil for the first time a full-size replica of the first Stagecoach Phineas Banning ever built. Imagine posing in front of an actual Banning Coach for your holiday greeting cards! Don’t miss out on the event of the season. No reservations needed.
* The last house tour and trolley ride are at 3:30 pm.
Thank you to these wonderful sponsors for helping keep the event FREE! We could not do it without you!
Guided Museum Tours
Take an introductory tour of the Banning Residence, Stagecoach Barn and Improbable Gateway Exhibition at the regularly scheduled times. No reservations are necessary except for groups of ten or larger. For more information about group tours please call (310) 548-7777.
• Tuesday - Thursday: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30
• Saturday - Sunday: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Victorian Christmas Luncheon – Friday, December 2, 2016
Victorian Christmas Luncheon – Friday, December 2, 11:30 am Join us as we kick off the holidays in style with our annual Christmas luncheon in the historic Stagecoach Barn. Guests will enjoy an elegant plated lunch, special live holiday entertainment, an exclusive look at the Banning Mansion decorated for Christmas and a viewing of our newest exhibit, “The March of the California Column: 900 Miles to Battle” in the Norris Visitor Center. Parking is onsite. This very popular event has limited seating and sells out very quickly. We are taking reservations NOW. Tickets are $95 for non-members and $85.00 for