The Lincoln Memorial Shrine is the only museum and archives
dedicated to the study of Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil
War west of the Mississippi River. Its extensive collection of
manuscripts, diaries, images and artifacts is maintained by the
Special Collections Division of Smiley Library.
The San Bernardino County Museum is a regional museum with
exhibits and collections in cultural and natural history. Special
exhibits, the Exploration Station live animal discovery center,
extensive research collections, and public programs for adults,
families, students, and children are all part of the museum
Established in 1819 as a part of the Mission San Gabriel’s Rancho
San Bernardino, the original Asistencia or more correctly -
Estancia functioned as an outpost for cattle grazing activities.
The Asistencia buildings we can visit today are reproductions
built in the 1930s and located approximately one mile east of the
original Estancia site.
The Kimberly Crest House was built in 1897 and is a
well-preserved example of Victorian Chateau architecture. In
1969, as part of an effort to save neighboring Prospect Park,
Kimberly Crest was offered to the “people of Redlands” by the
owner, Mary Kimberly Shirk. The house and gardens are now open to
the public for tours as well as weddings and private events.
No, Redlands Glass Museum is not a museum made of glass, but it
is the only museum west of the Mississippi River limited to
displaying glassware made by American glass makers and artists.
The Historical Glass Museum exhibits 6,000 examples of glass
pieces housed in a 1903 victorian styled home. Some of these
pieces date back to the 19th century while other are more modern
The Museum Of Redlands is in the works. The location is the
old Redlands Daily Facts building at 700 Brookside Ave.
Historical artifacts are being collected and money raised to
refurbish the building and set up exhibits.