The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of African Americans history and their experiences. Housed within the historic landmark are a Reference Library, an Archive and a Museum.
Housed in an architecturally innovative three-tiered complex of galleries, gardens, terraces, and ponds, the Oakland Museum of California's collections, special exhibitions and educational programs provide a broader understanding of California's history, art, nature and people.
The Western Aerospace Museum in Oakland features exhibits on aviation and space history. Historic aircraft, aviation memorabilia, historic photos, model planes and war artifacts are on display at this little-known museum.
The Pardee Home is an architectural treasure of California.
One of the few floating museums in the country, the USS Potomac features exhibits on many former presidents of the United States. Located at FDR Pier in Oakland, CA.
The Crucible is an arts education center that focuses on joining the arts, industry and community. Located on 7th Street in Oakland, CA.
The Museum of Children's Art in Oakland features artwork by kids for kids. Classes are also offered at this facility, which can be found on 9th Street.
Mills College Art Museum
The Mills College Art Museum features a collection of local and international artwork. Located on MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland, CA.