The Ontario Museum of History & Art Opened a New Exhibit, Built on Water: Ontario and Inland Southern California
August 3, 2023 @ 8:00 am - February 29, 2024 @ 5:00 pm
The exhibit was designed for all ages as well as for different ways of learning. Interactive elements of the exhibit that visitors will be able to enjoy include:
- Historical Artifacts: Unique artifacts tied to the history of water in the region like an 1800s supply trolley that was used during the construction of the San Antonio Canyon water tunnels and canned water that were produced by Ontario’s oldest-running business, the Graber Olive House.
- Mobile App: The Water Keepers app will be available for download on your phone, and it explores the past, present, and future of water management through choose-your-own adventure storytelling and puzzle challenges.
- Virtual Reality: A virtual reality experience that will bring to life the impact that water has on the migration of the Monarch Butterfly in our region.
- Community Voices: Listen to different members of the community talk about how water impacts their work and daily lives.
- Science: Technical information about the water cycle, well systems and more.
The Ontario Museum of History & Art is located at 225 S. Euclid Avenue, Ontario, CA 91762. Hours are Thursday and Friday, Noon to 4 PM, and Saturday and Sunday, 11 AM to 5 PM. Admission to the Museum and exhibit is free. To learn more about Built on Water visit, www.ontariomuseum.org/built-on-water/.