As part of the Santa Monica Mountain Range, the Chumash Indian Museum is surrounded with the natural beauty of lush meadows, large oak groves and native vegetation.
A variety of fowl and wildlife can be seen throughout the 432 acre park. Unique landscapes and rock formations as well as Chumash sites can be observed within the park.
Hiking is allowed within certain restricted areas, and all visitors must abide by the center's regulations and guidelines.
Dogs are not allowed in order to protect wildlife.
Due to extreme fire hazards, fires and smoking in the park are strictly forbidden.
There is no camping in the park. Bicycles and motorized vehicles are not allowed.
Our Gift Shop is open to the public (with or without museum admission).
The Gift Shop features traditional Native American handcrafted artifacts
and crafts including one-of -a-kind jewelry. An array of books related to the Chumash people and their
culture are available. The Gift Shop accepts Visa & Mastercard.
THE MUSEUM IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
THURSDAY-SUNDAY 12:00 NOON-5:00 P.M.
THE PARK TRAILS ARE OPEN DAILY FROM SUNRISE TO SUNSET
THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED MOST MAJOR HOLIDAYS
ADULTS/ $5.00, FAMILY/ $10.00 (LIMIT 5), SENIORS/ $3.00,
CHILDREN (12 AND UNDER)/ $3.00
Looking for something special for your Wedding or Birthday Party?
Wedding planning at the Chumash Indian Museum
Where your wedding fantasies become Reality
~ TRADITIONAL ~
~ FANTASY ~
~ NATIVE ~
~ WEDDINGS & RECEPTIONS ~
(Traditional, Fantasy and Native)
To speak with our Events Coordinator for information on the rental of the Chumash Indian Museum grounds for Weddings and Receptions, Telephone: (805) 492-8076
We recommend that each bride and groom visit the park and tour the grounds first. Weddings and Receptions are held indoors.
There is no available space inside the museum building.
A contract and deposit will be required when the date has been confirmed.
~ BIRTHDAY PARTIES ~
The museum picnic area is available for Birthday Parties.
All food must be provided by the family. The museum does not provide food.
Please call for details and prices to choose the different programs available. Some programs may include a trip to the pictograph cave and/or Chumash games and stories.
TELEPHONE: (805)492-8076 FAX: (805) 492-8096
CHUMASH INDIAN MUSEUM
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
From left to right: Miles Lang; Beverly Folkes (Chair); Alfred Mazza;
Graywolf; Gayle Unzueta; Deb Roman (Vice Chair); Gil Unzueta; Noble Eisenlauer (Treasurer);
Lisa Linn (Secretary photo coming soon)
*The museum is accepting donations of mannequins to be "repurposed" for up coming exhibits*
Please call (805) 492-8076