Plan Your Visit

Museum Address

401 East M Street
Wilmington, CA 90744
Tel: (310) 548-7777

Located near the Banning/Wrigley Historic Preservation Overlay Zone in Wilmington, The Banning Estate is a great place to spend the afternoon with family and friends.

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Street parking is available on M Street and North Banning Boulevard.

Guided Museum Tours

Take an introductory tour of the Banning Residence, Stagecoach Barn and Improbable Gateway Exhibition at the regularly scheduled times. No reservations are necessary except for groups of ten or larger. For more information about group tours please call (310) 548-7777.

Tuesday – Thursday: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30
Saturday – Sunday: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30

Suggested Donation for Tours

Adults: $5.  Children: $1

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Norris Museum Shop

The Museum Shop is open for all special events and during some touring days. Please call the Museum before your visit for further information.


The Museum and the Office are closed on national holidays:

  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Indigenous Peoples Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

Special Events

The Banning Museum hosts special lectures, book signings, and other events throughout the year. Annual events include:

  • Wisteria Regale
  • Tea & Tunes
  • Phineas Banning Birthday Concert
  • Victorian Christmas

Please check our event listing for more details.