Located in the heart of the historic downtown area in a 1912 Renaissance Revival-style structure, built as a U.S. Post office, the Riverside Metropolitan Museum features exhibits on the regions nature, culture, and history. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of nationally touring traveling exhibits.
"RACE: Are We So Different"
"Star Trek the Exhibition" at the Metro Showcase
"Along The Santa Ana"
"Nature Lab: Live animals and other little critters of the region"
"Cabinets of Curiosity"
“Riverside’s Citrus History”
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