Did you know that the word museum is Latin but originally Ancient Greek and it literally means a "temple to the muses?" Muses are the inspirational gods and goddesses of art, music, sciences, literature. Modern museums are meant to display, collect art and artifacts, conserve, and educate the public.
List of Art and Historical Museums to visit in Southern California
Los Angeles County Art Museums
Orange County Art Museums
Other Orange County Museums and Historical Sites
San Diego County Museums
Los Angeles and New York is where it's at...sorry SD.