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Welcome

The Vacaville Museum, a Center for Solano County History and Culture, is the only institution whose mission includes cultural and historical preservation for all of Solano County. Through exhibits, publications and educational programs, the Museum continuously promotes the value of community connectivity through our shared community heritage.

Dessert of the Month Raffle – Drawing on March 4th

The Vacaville Museum Guild is presenting an opportunity to win a Dessert of the Month for a year! Tickets go on sale Sunday, January 23, 2022. The raffle drawing will be held on Friday, March 4, 2021, winner does not need to be present to win. The year of...

Nut Tree Finale Dinner – Postponed

Due to current public health concerns, the officers of the Vacaville Museum Guild have decided to postpone the January 22 Nut Tree Finale Dinner. The Guild will reschedule the dinner in June and have it in the Museum Courtyard. For more information, call (707)447-4513...

We are hiring!

The Vacaville Museum, Solano County’s premier historical museum whose mission is to interpret the history of all of Solano County, is seeking a Director to lead their organization. This museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is looking for that special...

“Spring in Solano”/ “Jack or Better” Art Benefit Update

We regret to announce that the “Spring in Solano” student art project and “Jacks or Better” artist exhibition will not be proceeding forward at this time. The health of our students, artists and supporters is our top priority, and this decision comes as the CDC...

Nut Tree Dinner Finale – January 22, 2022

Nut Tree Finale Dinner Saturday, January 22, 2022 Champagne and Appetizers5:00 PM Dinner6:00 PM Vacaville Museum 213 Buck Avenue, Vacaville $150.00 per person Sponsor a table for eight $1,500.00 RSVP call (707)447-4513 by January 17, 2022 This is an indoor event. All...

Meet the Author, Diane Power Zimmerman – December 10, 2021

The Vacaville Museum will be hosting a book signing and pre-order pick up party, featuring Author Diane Power Zimmerman and her book "Nut Tree: From California Ranch to Design, Food and Hospitality Icon". Join us Friday, December 10, 2021 from 4PM to 6PM. Meet Diane,...

Guild’s Onion Soup

This message is to inform you that this year’s Guild Onion Soup and Merriment on Main event has been canceled in keeping with local regulations regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and large social gatherings. The safety of attendees and Museum members always comes first....

Meet Artifact & Exhibit Manager

We are pleased to welcome our new Artifacts & Exhibits Manager - as you can see we've changed the name of the position in order to reflect everything that Heidi actually did and that her successor Caroline Whyler will be doing. Caroline comes to us from the...

[Shy and] Retiring – A Letter from Museum Registrar

Originally, in 1996, I was just filling in for the curator, Sabine Goerke-Shrode, while she finished her masters degree. It turned out I could offer expertise that was different from hers, so then-Director Ruth Begell worked it out to keep me on staff. I've been here...

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