Museum Shop contains unique items, toys and books on California
history that reflect the history and mission of the Rancho. Shop for
specialty items including notecards, jams made
from the garden's bounty, handmade scented soaps and pressed flower
children, the Gift Shop carries old-time toys included La Grace,
Hoops, tin whistles and marbles as well as a wide array of books.
An ever-changing selection of adult literature on California history,
gardens and Victorian lifestyles is also available. Adobe
Days, by Sarah Bixby Smith, provides a lively account of
California "between the mining rush and the tourist rush," and offers
rare glimpses of daily life at Rancho Los Cerritos in the 19th century.
Dr. Iris Engstrand's Rancho Los Cerritos: A Southern California
Legacy Preserved offers an informative overview of the Rancho
from Native American times through the present.
Museum Shop is open Wednesday-Sunday between 1-5 p.m. Operated
by Friends of Rancho Los Cerritos, every purchase helps support
educational programs and public events at the Rancho.
MUSEUM SHOP ITEMS
by Sarah Bixby Smith
a lively account of California "between the mining rush and
the tourist rush," and offers rare glimpses of daily life
at Rancho Los Cerritos in the
19th century. Historic photos
Rancho Los Cerritos Mug
This mug is handcrafted in America by Deneen
Pottery. It is handmade from the highest quality lead-
and cadmium-free clay. The mug is microwave, oven and
dishwasher safe. Enjoy using if for years to come!
During the Golden Age of Gardening (1880-1940),
wisteria became a favorite vine of American landscapers.
Noted landscape architect Ralph D. Cornell planted the
Rancho Los Cerritos wisteria vines in 1931 for the estate
gardens of Llewellyn Sr. and Avis Bixby, and the vine's
purple flower buds continue to burst into fragrant blossom
Los Cerritos: A Southern California Legacy Preserved
by Dr. Iris Engstrand
an informative overview of Rancho Los Cerritos from Native
American times through the present. Historic photos featured
throughout the book.
Stagecoaching on the California Coast: The Coast Line from Los
Angeles to San Juan
Rancho Los Cerritos Christmas Ornament
Features picture of our landmark 1844 adobe home and Moreton
Bay Fig Tree!
Four different pictorial views at the Rancho printed on heavy
card stock. Eight cards with matching envelopes handsomely
packaged in cellophane and raffia. Makes an excellent gift!
your garden into something historic from original seeds in
our lush gardens. (garden craft item) Please specify flower:
Love-in-a-Mist, Nigella damascena
Hollyhock, Alcea Rosea
Dried Herb Packets
From herbs grown in the gardens of RLC. Recipes inside
Sweet Bay Laurel, Laurus moblis
Los Cerritos Gourmet Jam
delicious array of specialty gourmet jams made with organically
grown fruit from our historic site (garden craft item).
Please specify flavor:
Spiced Plum Gourmet
Children will delight with these Victorian favorites
reminiscent of simpler times -- No
& Ball Toy: $7.25
Peg Top Toy: $4.25
Table Top Ninepins: $6.25
La Grace: $19.25