Riverside Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Riverside; our list of the best things to see, including The Riverside Art Museum, The Riverside Metropolitan Museum and The Mission Inn Museum.
  • The best place in Riverside: The Riverside Art Museum

    The Riverside Art Museum

    3425 Mission Inn Avenue
    $5 (seniors and students $2). The museum has rotating exhibits featuring a variety of local artists, including projects from the University of California-Riverside.
    Downtown food nearby
  • The Riverside Metropolitan Museum

    The Riverside Metropolitan Museum

    3580 Mission Inn Ave
    Tu/We/F 9AM-5PM, Th 9AM-9PM, Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 11AM-5PM. Donation, suggested $2. The museum rotating exhibits on various topics and standing exhibits on local history, geography and culture. It's a half-hour's walk-through, but well worth the price.
    Downtown eat nearby
  • The Mission Inn Museum

    3696 Main St.
    Every Day 9:30AM-4PM. donation, $2 suggested. Located on the ground floor of the historic Mission Inn, this space showcases the history of the building, including a chair crafted for the legendarily girthy President Taft.
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • The California Citrus State Historic Park

    9400 Dufferin Ave.
    Every day, 8AM-5PM. free, $8 parking. This park provides a look back to the time when orange groves dominated what is now the city of Riverside, and reminds us where Orange County got it's name. A small museum resides at the center of this park, surrounded by a working citrus orchard. If you go, be sure to pick up a sack of fresh oranges, which should run you around $4-$5. Riverside is the birthplace of the naval orange, and we still do it best.
    Arlington Heights food nearby
  • The UCR Botanical Gardens

    900 University Ave.
    Every Day 8AM-5PM. donation, $2 suggested. These impressive botanical gardens are hidden in the hills above campus. They are usually lightly-visited and offer fantastic views of the city, as well as a large collection of exotic flora. Parking is highly limited, and metered at $0.50/hour.
    University eat nearby
  • UCR Culver Center for the Arts

    3834 Main Street
    Tu-Sa noon-5PM, 1st Th, 6PM-9PM. $3 (free for students and seniors). The newly-renovated UCR Culver Center for the Arts contains two institutions: the Sweeney Gallery, which shows a rotating collection of artistic endeavours from various, often UCR-affiliated, artists; and the UCR-California Museum of Photography, which offers a collection showcasing the artistic and historical uses that photography has been put to over the years. Admission covers both institutions. There is also a performance space in the center which showcases artistic and independent films.
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Sire Restaurant

    a total neighborhood dive bar
    6440 Magnolia Ave, Riverside CA 92506 (bus lines 1, 13 and 15)
    Magnolia Center
  • The Yard House

    conveniently located adjacent to the Galleria at Tyler
    3775 Tyler Street, Riverside CA 92503 (bus routes 1, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 27, 216)
  • Lounge Thirty-Three

    Riverside's Ultra-Lounge serves up some great cocktails and has a great DJ most nights of the week
    3639 Riverside Plaza Drive Ste 530, Riverside CA 92503 (bus routes 1, 10, 12, 13, 14 and 20)
    Magnolia Center
  • Killarney's

    located next to Lounge Thirty-Three
    Bands perform select nights of the week. 3639 Riverside Plaza Drive, Riverside CA 92503 (bus routes 1, 10, 12, 13, 14 and 20)
    Magnolia Center
  • El Torito Restaurant

    the bar is a pretty good size and they have karoake nights and Taco Tuesday at this location
    3740 Park Sierra Dr, Riverside CA (bus route 1)
    Magnolia Center
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Riverside uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.