California Museum of Photography and its collection

California Museum of Photography

The UCR/California Museum of Photography (CMP) boasts the most extensive photographic collections in the Western United States. These diverse collections cover a wide range of photographic arts, history, and technology. This information is beneficial for tourists who are interested in photography and want to explore a broad spectrum of photographic works.

Research Spaces at the UCR/California Museum of Photography

The UCR/CMP Study Center Library and Roy McJunkin Imaging Center are interconnected research spaces within the museum. They house a collection of 10,000 photography monographs, manuscript materials, artist books, technical literature, exhibition catalogs, salon annuals, runs of photography periodicals, a copy stand, and a wide range of computer technology resources. This information is useful for tourists who are interested in deepening their knowledge about photography and exploring a wide range of resources.

Digital Virtual Collection at the UCR/California Museum of Photography

The Digital Virtual Collection is a comprehensive digital representation of the museum's collection. Since the museum first established an online presence in 1994, UCR/CMP has added over 13,000 pages of content, which encompass more than 400 themed micro-sites and 9 major finding aids. This information is useful for tourists who want to explore the museum's collection online before or after their visit.

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California Museum of Photography
Main Street 3824
CA 92501 Riverside

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
12:00 – 17:00
12:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00




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Main Street 3824, Riverside

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