• Stars appear behind a dramatic landscape of rocky mountains, rolling hills, and fields of grass

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Cultural Journey

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This interactive program explores different parts of cultures and it is for all ages! Visit the past with ATOM, the Automated Time Observation Machine; learn about ancient tools that still appear in your world today; listen to the sounds of the past; and play music.

To begin, you may be wondering:
What is culture?
What are the different elements that make cultures different?

Visit a Chumash Village 250 Years Ago




Did You Know?

Watch the credits a the end of a film and you may discover how often national parks are used by the movie industry.

Unique vistas and cultural significance often draw filmmakers to National Parks. Paramount Ranch is the only place in the National Park System where you can see movie making in action at a historic movie ranch once owned by Paramount Pictures (1927).