Comfort Suites Near Six Flags Magic Mountain
25380 The Old Road
Stevenson Ranch, CA 91381
Phone: (661) 254-7700
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Arts & Museums
Vintage locomotives and autocars are featured at The Nethercutt Museum, rendering it a haven for an automobile enthusiast. The founder J.B. Nethercutt began his collection in 1956, which was later transformed into a museum that could be enjoyed by the public. Apart from cars, this place also exhibits antique furniture and musical instruments. Though the museum can be visited without a guide, The Nethercutt Collection, located across the street, can only be perused through a guided tour.
The Valley Relics Museum is the labor of love of Tommy Gelina. It opened its doors in 2013 and has an impressive collection of artifacts, rare photos, archives, objects, antiques, books and more that give an insight to the history of the San Fernando Valley. These relics are personally curated by Tommy.
This San Fernando Valley museum offers a unique look into L.A.'s historic past. The original mission was founded on September 8, 1797 and has been meticulously restored to closely resemble the original structure plus a few modernizations. Visitors to the mission can tour the church, monastery, living quarters and even an archival center featuring preserved documents and records. Also be sure to check out the museum's theater, which offers short films pertaining to the mission's illustrious history.
Famous as the setting of Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona, Rancho Camulos Museum was originally home to Ygnacio del Valle, a renowned rancher, landowner and member of the California State Assembly. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996, and is an excellent source of information on a bygone period of Californian history. Regular group and school tours are offered.
The house of skatepark also known as the Skatelab features the skateboard museum. The museum consists of over 5000 vintage skateboards, scooters and other items dating since the 1960's till today. This museum is accessible to the public and is free of cost. One can take a great tour in this place around the historic skateboard with it's history being revealed through the displays.
Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Museum is located in the Canoga Park Community Center which used to be one of Canoga Parks oldest fire stations. It houses items documenting the history of the San Fernando Valley, from photographs to documents and paintings. The focus of the museum is on the old railroad stop called Owensmouth, which is today the city of Canoga Park. There is a lot to see and learn here, including the history of the Valley and Canoga Park. The museum is open on the second Sunday of each month from 2pm to 4pm. Tours can be arranged specially if required.
Actor Frances Lederer built this building between 1934-1936 with stones from his family's quarry. White Meadows serves as an art gallery and features rotating exhibitions of unique art available for purchase. You can find some great pieces for your home or office in this interesting gallery space where all of the artwork is different and interesting and is sure to spark conversation by those who see it. The artists come from all over the world and there are many local artists also represented.
The Leonis Adobe in Los Angeles was built in 1844. It is one of the oldest existing homes in the city and was owned and occupied by Miguel Leonis until 1889 when he passed away. At present, it stands as a historic museum where one can witness a glimpse of the ranch Californian life. The Calabasas Creek Park is a delight to visitors and provides the recreated Chumash Village replete with stellar ironwork and stunning paintings. The house has also been in the limelight for its alleged ghost stories.
On a mountaintop overlooking the valleys and Santa Cruz Island, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library wows visitors by the view and size. This is the largest presidential library in the country. There is a full size replica of the Oval Office, and more impressively, the Air Force One that served from Nixon to George W. Bush is on exhibit, and visitors can walk through the interior. In honor of President Reagan's tireless effort to tear down the Berlin wall, a piece of it is placed in the library. The two sides of concrete clearly show the difference between East Berlin and West Berlin. The library also has many striking images of President Reagan, which gives visitors of all generations a good idea of the world in the 1980s. -Hoiyin Ip
A community events center which hosts concerts, lectures, theater, art exhibitions and more. Skirball houses a museum, cafe and offers educational courses. The center aims to explore the correlations between Jewish and American culture, and offers many family-friendly activities.
This exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center features an inside look the story of Noah's Ark. Here you climb inside the ark and set sail into your imagination with animals and puppets that have been created from recycled materials. This interactive ark invites you to load the animals, maintain the peace (by feeding and cleaning up after the beasties), and create a rainstorm. When your "voyage" has reached its end visitors walk into mist and sunshine, creating rainbows. Noah and his furry friends are usually booked up to a week in advance so check the website for ticket details.
Aries Gallery is a local fine arts gallery that features contemporary and fine artwork mostly from the local artists with a few exhibits from around the world. The artwork is beautiful and often has a hopeful tone. Although the price of buying an original artwork is often very steep, you window shop and enjoy the gorgeous work for free.