Rancho members at the $100 level receive a 15% discount in the Rancho Gift Shop.
Rancho Los Alamitos is twice listed on the National Register of Historic Places - once as the sacred Tongva village of Povuu’ngna, the traditional birthplace of the native people of the Los Angeles Basin and, second, for the evolution of its significant historic landscape over time. The site includes traces of the ancestral village, an adobe-core ranch house ca.1800, four acres of lush historic gardens developed during the 1920s and 30s, and the restored working ranch barnyard of the early-mid 20th century. With the opening of the Rancho Center, the film, new exhibits and room environments feature the landscape, the people and the place over time and within the context of the development of the region and the state.
This exceptional site reveals the early Tongva presence, the Spanish and Mexican periods, the ranching and farming era, and the imprint of 20th century development. A quintessential place for people to experience the living story of southern California, Rancho Los Alamitos is a microcosm of the region, past to present.
Rancho Center & Barns Area Restoration
The Grand Opening of the Rancho Center and Barns Area was a culmination of the comprehensive Master Plan for the restoration, preservation and interpretation of the site, and begins a new chapter of experiences at Rancho Los Alamitos.
Meticulous restoration of the barns area brings back the historical character, sights and sounds of the original working ranch, its historic barns, working blacksmith shop, feed
shed and corrals. It’s also the new home of the Ranch animals— the ducks, chickens, rabbits, and the all-time favorite draft horses.
The 1948 Horse Barn creates the historic core for the new Rancho Center, a stunning blend of historic and contemporary architecture, which houses the new permanent exhibition, Rancho Los Alamitos -- Ever Changing, Always the Same.
Rancho Los Alamitos Gardens and Gift Shop are open Wednesday through Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Guided tours of the Ranch House and Barns Area begin at The Rancho Center every thirty minutes, with the first tour at 1:00 p.m. and the last at 4:00 p.m. Reservations are not required.
Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 E. Bixby Hill Road, Long Beach, California 90815 - (562) 431-3541
Visit The Rancho Wednesday - Sunday, 1 - 5 pm