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Charles Bowers was a land developer who lived in Orange County and before he passed away he donated a plot of land to the city of Santa Ana. In 1931 after his wife had died, a building was constructed on the land and in 1936 the Charles W. Bowers Memorial Museum was opened for the first time. Over…
Founded in 1936 by the City of Santa Ana through a bequest from Charles and Ada Bowers, the Bowers Museum is one of California's finest and Orange County's largest museums. In 1986, the museum closed its doors for a period of self-study. In response to community needs and input, it reopened in 1992…
At walking distance from our cottage, it's the perfect activity for the whole family, with a special Kidseum for children.
February 08, 2019
Bowers is a fabulous local museum with great temporary and permanent exhibits. Easily can be done in a couple hours and they even have a sit down restaurant if your hungry. Do visit this historic structure with a courtyard garden and an appealing gift shop for their special exhibits as well as their…
Mission Revival-style museum for global art (permanent & temporary), lectures & an eatery, Tangata.