The California Missions Museum is a museum located in San Juan Bautista, California that is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history of the California missions. The California missions were a series of religious and military outposts established by Spanish missionaries in what is now the state of California during the 18th and 19th centuries.
The California Missions Museum is located in the historic Plaza Hall, which was built in the mid-19th century and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum features a variety of exhibits on the history of the California missions, including displays on the Spanish missionaries who established the missions, the Native American tribes that lived in the area, and the impact of the missions on the development of California. The museum also has a collection of artifacts and documents related to the history of the missions, including photographs, maps, and other historical items.
In addition to its exhibits, the California Missions Museum also offers a variety of educational programs and activities for visitors, including tours, lectures, and workshops. The museum is open to the public and is a popular destination for people interested in learning more about the history of the California missions and the role they played in the development of California.