Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of programs does the Museum offer?
  • One or two new exhibits each year offer fascinating stories about Solano County’s past and present.
  • Free and inexpensive activities for the whole family: historic walking tours, garden tours, a Children’s party, and Sallie Fox Day.
Where is the Vacaville Museum?
  • At 213 Buck Ave in the historic part of downtown Vacaville. The Museum is at the west end of Main St. after it becomes Buck Ave.
  • The historic downtown area of Vacaville promises you a pleasant surprise on your first visit. The tree-shaded neighborhood (making it extra cool in the summer) includes many graceful Victorians built by early Vacaville merchants and fruit growers.
When is the Museum open?
  • The Museum gallery is open Thursday through Saturday from 1 – 4:30 pm. Additional hours are available for group tours. Please call the museum at 707-447-4513 two weeks in advance to arrange a group tour. The Museum is closed all major holidays except July 4.
  • Museum office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 am – 5 pm, and a staff member is available during regular business hours.
What is the Museum admission fee?
  • Admission to the Museum is free. All visitors can donate to Museum upon entry and exit.
  • Most special programs and classes are low cost or free to attendees.
Who can join the Vacaville Museum and what are the benefits?
  • Anyone interested in learning more about their community may become a member. Please ask any volunteer or staff member for a free Vacaville Museum membership brochure.
  • Being a member of the Museum means that you care about preserving local heritage and culture and you are willing to support a dynamic place for people to get in touch with their community’s history.
  • Being a member does not mean you have to volunteer your time, but if you are interested in volunteering with us and meeting people who share your interests, please ask us about the Vacaville Museum Volunteer Guild.

More questions before you visit? We would be happy to share more information with you. Please call the Museum at 707-447-4513.