Santa Barbara Mission

The Santa Barbara Mission was established on the Feast of Saint Barbara, December 4, 1786 and was the tenth of twenty-one California Missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans. More than 200 years later, the Mission continues to be the chief cultural and historic landmark in the city of Santa Barbara. Home to a […]

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Malibu

The Pacific Coast highway through Malibu will lead you through wealthy oceanside communities. There are a few beaches along the route popular with Angelenos, including Zuma Beach. […]

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The Getty

Between Beverly Hills and Santa Monica is the Getty Center, a huge, world-class and free art museum built in 1997 by the J Paul Getty trust. […]

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Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Completed in 1964, the Santa Barbara Historical Museum has emerged as an essential landmark for the preservation and celebration of Santa Barbara‚Äôs regional history. As one of the oldest cultural institutions in Santa Barbara, SBHM is home to the vast archival collection of documents and artifacts within our Gledhill Library and collections vault. […]

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Presidio of Santa Barbara

El Presidio State Historic Park contains a well preserved military installation originallhy built by Spain in 1782. It also contains the second oldest building in California, an adobe structure named El Cuartel. […]

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Reknowned museum in central Santa Barbara. Founded in 1941, it is home to both permanent and special collections, the former of which includes Asian, American, and European art that spans 4,000 years from ancient to modern. […]

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