- Elverhoj Museum of History and Art
1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463
Two blocks from the village center just off Second Street. This beautiful museum is devoted to the history of Solvang, the Danish-American pioneer spirit and the colorful heritage of Denmark. The historic handcrafted structure, built in the style of Danish farm manor houses, includes a spacious art gallery with changing displays of regional, national and international art. Open W/Th 1 to 4 pm, F/Sat/Sun noon to 4. Group tours available by appointment. Call for extended holiday hours. Free admission; suggested donation $3.
- Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum
PO Box 181, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Located in the town of Santa Ynez, at 3596 Sagunto Street, the Musuem is open to the public Wednesday thru Sunday, noon to 4pm. The Museum features displays of Native American, pioneer,and early Valley ranch artifacts. The adjacent Parks-Janeway Carriage house is home to one of the largest horse-drawn carriage and stagecoach colelctions in the western United States. Admission for children up to 16 is free and for adults it is $4.
- Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum
320 Alisal Road, Suite 202, Solvang, CA 93463
The Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum contains over 100 vintage and classic motorcycles from the US and around the world. With an emphasis on racing cycles, the oldest bike is a 1903 Mitchell and the newest is a 2008 Ducati Desmocedici.
- Suzan Hamilton-Todd Studio/Gallery
1721 Laurel Ave., Solvang, CA 93463
Equine painter and muralist Suzan Hamilton-Todd hails from Brooklyn, New York. Her story of how art and horses helped guide her through tragedy is inspiring. You can find her artwork at her Studio and Gallery where she works on new paintings as well as selling her original works.
- Wildling Art Museum
1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
The Wildling Museum, newly located in Solvang at the corner of Fifth St. and Mission Drive, is where art and nature meet! Come and experience their ever-changing exhibitions that will inspire and refresh you with their beautiful representations of nature and wildlife. The museum offers 3 to 5 exhibitions at any time in their new 3-level space. They also offer weekly kids art activities, monthly nature hikes, student and community art shows, regular art workshops, lectures, film screenings and more. Open Wednesday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults: $5, Children 6 – 17 years $3.00, Children 5 and under are free.