San Bernardino County has a rich and thriving creative culture, complete with an award-winning symphony, popular boutique galleries, exceptional regional museums, and wildly-popular community events.

Some of the popular cultural events include antique boat shows, classic car shows, air shows, open-air music festivals, beer and wine festivals, stargazing celebrations, camping, hiking and racing weekend extravaganzas, and the Amgen Tour of California. Visitors interested in learning more about art and culture in San Bernardino County can visit one of the county’s many historic museums.

The San Bernardino County Museum is a regional museum located in Redlands with exhibits and collections in cultural and natural history. Special exhibits, the Exploration Station, a live animal gallery, and programs for children and adults are all part of the museum experience.

The California Route 66 Museum in Victorville is located on Route 66 (D Street) in a former roadhouse called the Red Roster Cafe. The museum is a true celebration of Americana and California history showcasing cars, historic photographs, memorabilia, and clever collection of everyday items that were a part of life on Route 66.

Art & History Museums

Historic Designations