Guy B. Woodward Museum

Guy B. Woodward Museum The museum features early Western culture: an 1886 adobe home furnished in period antiques, a jail, blacksmith & other shops, buggies, wagons & much more.

03/01/2019

FREE! Yes, free admission! We love donations but right now, walk ins are free to tour! Come check out the hidden gem in Ramona! #ramonahistory #history #wow we are open Friday 1-3, and Saturday and Sunday from 1-4. Contact us for more information. See you soon!

What a fun night at the Christmas Tree Lighting last night in front of the Guy B. Woodward Museum. Just beautiful! Thank...
12/02/2018

What a fun night at the Christmas Tree Lighting last night in front of the Guy B. Woodward Museum. Just beautiful! Thank you Ramona Chamber of Commerce & to all involved! The tree looks lovely! Many people attended & enjoyed the music & dancing, Car Show, & photos with Santa at the Town Hall.

1925 Hit & Miss Engine used to saw wood on Dobrotin Ranch in Ramona.
06/18/2018

1925 Hit & Miss Engine used to saw wood on Dobrotin Ranch in Ramona.

Thank you Regina Elling for your efforts in the design, planning & planting of the our rock & succulent gardens. Also to...
03/08/2018

Thank you Regina Elling for your efforts in the design, planning & planting of the our rock & succulent gardens. Also to all who made donations to it. It sure has brightened up the grounds. And also to our maintenance man Ed Bates.
Good job all! 👍

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01/19/2018
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Have you heard that the Guy B. Woodward Museum has been nominated by Hulafrog San Diego North, CA for the Most Loved Place to Go With Kids in San Diego North for 2018? Vote at the link below between now and 2/2/18 to find out who will be the most loved!

Thank you again to the Ramona Chamber of Commerce for putting up the beautiful Community Christmas Tree at the Guy B Woo...
12/12/2017

Thank you again to the Ramona Chamber of Commerce for putting up the beautiful Community Christmas Tree at the Guy B Woodward Museum.

Always a treat to host students from Montessori Children’s Elementary School, who have crafted the decorations for our...
12/12/2017

Always a treat to host students from Montessori Children’s Elementary School, who have crafted the decorations for our Christmas tree for the past 20 years.

Thank you to the Logan family who visited the Guy B. Woodward Museum following their reunion!
11/25/2017

Thank you to the Logan family who visited the Guy B. Woodward Museum following their reunion!

Jeff Zevely from Ch. 8 Zevely Zone visited the Woodward Museum. Fun time!
11/23/2017

Jeff Zevely from Ch. 8 Zevely Zone visited the Woodward Museum. Fun time!

Ed Bates in charge of our museum maintenance, is repainting the lattice work. Good job Ed! 👍
10/24/2017

Ed Bates in charge of our museum maintenance, is repainting the lattice work. Good job Ed! 👍

For more information about programs, meetings, or becoming a docent check our website woodwardmuseum.net.
08/15/2017
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For more information about programs, meetings, or becoming a docent check our website woodwardmuseum.net.

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Check out the Guy B. Woodward Museum...lots to see such as vintage wagons, blacksmith shop, cowboy bunk house, the histo...
08/11/2017

Check out the Guy B. Woodward Museum...lots to see such as vintage wagons, blacksmith shop, cowboy bunk house, the historic 1886 adobe Verlaque House. Located in the heart of "Old Town Ramona."

What an amazing collection of antique wagons, buggies, original jail house, cowboy bunk house & much more!!
06/24/2017

What an amazing collection of antique wagons, buggies, original jail house, cowboy bunk house & much more!!

Thank you to the Ramona Garden Club, Regina & all who contributed to our rock gardens.
06/05/2017

Thank you to the Ramona Garden Club, Regina & all who contributed to our rock gardens.

Ken Woodward by old homemade Lakeside ranch wagon.
03/29/2017

Ken Woodward by old homemade Lakeside ranch wagon.

Photos from Guy B. Woodward Museum's post
12/10/2016

Photos from Guy B. Woodward Museum's post

Thanks Duane & Mischa Dobrotin & Ed Bates for repairing the door to the blacksmith's shop!
12/02/2016

Thanks Duane & Mischa Dobrotin & Ed Bates for repairing the door to the blacksmith's shop!

Come on out & enjoy!!!🌲🎅🏻
11/21/2016

Come on out & enjoy!!!🌲🎅🏻

Thanks to the Ramona Garden Club for the beautiful Charles Faust plaque depicting historical farm & blacksmith's tools &...
06/18/2016

Thanks to the Ramona Garden Club for the beautiful Charles Faust plaque depicting historical farm & blacksmith's tools & the freight wagon that are also on display at the museum.

Love all the roses in bloom at  the Bancroft Rose Garden at the museum.
05/05/2016

Love all the roses in bloom at the Bancroft Rose Garden at the museum.

These buildings from right to left are a blacksmith's shop, saddle shop, cowboy bunk house & steel jail house & are full...
03/20/2016

These buildings from right to left are a blacksmith's shop, saddle shop, cowboy bunk house & steel jail house & are fully furnished as when in use over 100 years ago.

Thank you Jenny...we enjoyed singing along as you played familiar carols!
12/14/2015

Thank you Jenny...we enjoyed singing along as you played familiar carols!

Our Community Christmas Tree is so pretty!
12/12/2015

Our Community Christmas Tree is so pretty!

The beautiful Community Christmas Tree at the Guy B. Woodward Museum made possible by the Ramona Chamber of Commerce!!Ph...
12/10/2015

The beautiful Community Christmas Tree at the Guy B. Woodward Museum made possible by the Ramona Chamber of Commerce!!
Photo by Barry Claessens

Photos from Guy B. Woodward Museum's post
11/30/2015

Photos from Guy B. Woodward Museum's post

Photos from Guy B. Woodward Museum's post
11/25/2015

Photos from Guy B. Woodward Museum's post

Photos from Guy B. Woodward Museum's post
10/15/2015

Photos from Guy B. Woodward Museum's post

Visit our one-room school house, artifacts from 1888.
08/19/2015

Visit our one-room school house, artifacts from 1888.

The 1886 Verlaque House at the Guy B. Woodward Museum is fully furnished in period antiques, plus several outbuildings, ...
08/10/2015

The 1886 Verlaque House at the
Guy B. Woodward Museum is fully furnished in period antiques, plus several outbuildings, buggies, stages, farm equipment & tools.
Hours: Thursday & Friday 1-3
Saturday & Sunday 1-4. Group tours by appointment, call 760-789-7644.

The Catt Farm & Ranch Supply, originally the Verlaque Store (& stage stop) built in 1886, is next door to the Guy  B. Wo...
08/10/2015

The Catt Farm & Ranch Supply, originally the Verlaque Store (& stage stop) built in 1886, is next door to the Guy B. Woodward Museum. Both the French Provincial home at the museum & the store were built by San Diego businessman Theophile Verlaque.
Photo by John Hancock Photography

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06/08/2015

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Ramona Community School thank you for visiting the museum.
05/29/2015

Ramona Community School thank you for visiting the museum.

Early motorized transportation to Ramona.
03/31/2015

Early motorized transportation to Ramona.

Thank you Children's Montessori Elementary School for making the beautiful stars to decorate our Christmas tree at the m...
12/09/2014

Thank you Children's Montessori Elementary School for making the beautiful stars to decorate our Christmas tree at the museum. This tradition started over 20 years years ago and we so enjoy having you join us for cupcakes and apple juice and listening to you sing familiar carols while placing your handmade decorations on the tree. Making beautiful memories!

See an original blacksmith's shop from the mid 1800's
11/10/2014

See an original blacksmith's shop from the mid 1800's

Paige Patterson, as 1880s school marm will instruct and inform the Historical Society this evenings potluck/program at t...
10/21/2014

Paige Patterson, as 1880s school marm will instruct and inform the Historical Society this evenings potluck/program at the Guy B. Woodward Museum tonight, Tuesday, October 20. Doors open at 6pm & meeting starts at 6:30. All are welcome, just bring a dish to serve 8. Location 645 Main St., Ramona.

Cowboy Days would not be possible if not for the leadership of this local businessman/cowboy, Ranger Doug.
08/08/2014

Cowboy Days would not be possible if not for the leadership of this local businessman/cowboy, Ranger Doug.

Local Ramonans working together to make Cowboy Days 2014 a success!
08/08/2014

Local Ramonans working together to make Cowboy Days 2014 a success!

07/26/2014

Join us today at Mountain Valley Ranch at 842 Hwy 78 Ramona for a FREE fun-filled day from Noon-5PM for entertainment with National Jr. Miss U. S. Olivia Jensen, Sunnyside Strings, Shirthouse Band and vendors, food, art, demos, lots of raffle prizes, reenactments, Cowboy poetry, cowboy hat maker, custom Cowboy shirt maker, leather works, miniature wagon display and more!

Join us Saturday, July 26 from 12-5PM FREE for Cowboy Day Celebration. Photos from last year July 2013
07/20/2014

Join us Saturday, July 26 from 12-5PM FREE for Cowboy Day Celebration. Photos from last year July 2013

Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 26th for Cowboy Day at Mt. Valley Ranch!!!Ranger Doug Oliver, of The Shootists Emp...
07/12/2014

Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 26th for Cowboy Day at Mt. Valley Ranch!!!
Ranger Doug Oliver, of The Shootists Emporium, is again partnering with the Ramona Pioneer Historical Society in celebrating the 8th annual National Day of the Cowboy Saturday, July 26th at Mountain Valley Ranch, part of the historic Stokes-Ortega Rancho, located on Hwy. 78 at Magnolia, in Ramona. This event is free and open to the public from noon - 5 p.m. Ranger Doug will open the festivities with a welcome followed by National Junior Miss United States 2013-14 Olivia Jensen, from Ramona, singing the Star Spangled Banner, western and patriotic songs. The day will also feature cowboy music by Shirthouse Band and Sunny Side Strings, plus cowboy poetry by Wrangler Dan Parker and Miss Ellie Slade, a leatherwork display by Captain Jim Cooper, an art display by artist Jerry Meloche, Waddie custom western shirts, Ritter Hat Company maker of custom cowboy hats, reenactments by the Old West Mounted Lawman’s Association, cattle rancher Steve Tellam speaking on ranching today, the Cow Belles, Alpine Collectibles, and other vendors. There will also be food for purchase, opportunity raffles and much more. Major sponsor Drew Ford of La Mesa will have one of their beautiful new trucks on display. Proceeds benefit the Guy B. Woodward Museum. Dress in western wear if you like and bring your family and invite your friends.

Horse race down Main St., Ramona. Verlaque House nowWoodward Museum on right.
07/01/2014

Horse race down Main St., Ramona. Verlaque House now
Woodward Museum on right.

A docent shows off the walnut burl bedroom suite to guests.
06/05/2014

A docent shows off the walnut burl bedroom suite to guests.

Address

645 Main St
Ramona, CA
92065

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Hours: Thurs & Fri 1-3 Sat & Sun 1-4 Weekdays & Group tours call for appointment. (760) 789-7644

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