First opened in 1997, the California Ag Museum exhibits farm implements, tractors and harvesting machinery from the late 1800’s through the middle of the last century. Fred Heidrick Sr. collected rare, unusual, and historic farm machinery over the course of his lifetime and built the Center to make it available to the public.
Since then, the California Ag Museum has evolved to add an event center facility, and has been the areas premiere event venue and cultural destination for nearly 20 years. With four unique spaces, the non-profit facility can comfortably accommodate the most populous events, offering a large banquet hall, unique agricultural equipment museum, a beautifully manicured garden courtyard, and the newly unveiled 45,000 square foot grand exposition facility located in the East Wing.
Clients can create a grand entry for their dignitaries by parading them through an edifice adorn by treasures of California’s rich artifacts seated in a Model A, a 1920’s bus, or maybe even a 1925 fire engine. These venues are available for gatherings small to large — trade shows, large-scale conferences, personal special events, and more — with customizable accommodations to make every booking completely unique. Look forward to first class treatment onsite from staff, with onsite add-on amenities that include an event coordinator, full-scale commercial kitchen, tables and chairs, set-up and tear-down,projector, portable bar, sounds system, and ample parking.
The California Ag Museum and Event Center is a Museum dedicated to enhancing people’s understanding and appreciation of California’s rich cultural heritage through the presentation of its collection and rotating exhibits. The Museum’s core collection was established by Fred Heidrick Senior and consists of rare examples of tractors, harvesters, trucks, autos, horse-drawn implements and other artifacts that tell the California story. The Museum continues to grow through the generosity of California growers and collectors.
Roll on in to capture an expanded glimpse of the culture of agriculture and invite your guests. Visit the Museum: Wednesday-Sunday | 10 am-4 pm | Closed Monday-Tuesday
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