12281 Mariposa Rd.
Victorville, CA 92395
Phone: (760) 245-6777
Fax: (760) 245-6773
Arts & Museums
This little museum in Victorville is dedicated to the story of the U.S. Route 66, on of the earliest and most popular highways in the country. Three rooms within the museum display an intriguing collection of artifacts from neon signs and road signboards to motorcycles, vintage cars and more. Also on display is a collection of photographs documenting the impact of the highway on the towns it passed through. Check website for more.
Victor Valley Museum is situated in Apple Valley at the southern tip of the Mojave Desert. This museum was founded in 1976 and offers interesting glimpses into the culture and history of the High Desert area that includes the Mojave Desert. Along with these topics, visitors can also learn about the natural history, paleontology and anthropology of this region and the geology of the terrain. All these diverse fields of study are structured into one program named as Discover Your Own Backyard. The museum displays should be of interest to locals as well as tourists who wish to understand the environs in depth.
This museum has a permanent collection of about 1,200 objects which represent various periods and regions, yet focuses on ancient art, contemporary art, and ceramics. The museum has about 7,500 square feet of gallery space that allows not only a continuous display of a substantial part of the museum's permanent holdings, but also a dynamic schedule of visiting exhibitions.