Museum and Event Destinations

Roll On In

We are rolling out a new plan.  While we open the East Wing of the Museum, we’ll be working on some new exhibits.  New artifacts are arriving and you’ll see a new vision of rural communities unfold at the Museum, and its courtyard and gardens.

We’re expanding guided tours that highlight California agriculture and transportation, and the spirit of experimentation, cooperation, and entrepreneurship that helped fuel advances in mechanization and technology.  Turn of the century innovation made California a leader in food production.  As technological improvements emerged, obsolete vehicles and equipment became the seeds of private collections.   

The Heidrick Ag History Center is a Museum dedicated to enhancing people’s understanding and appreciation of California’s rich cultural heritage through the presentation of the collection.  The Museum’s core collection was established by Fred Heidrick Senior and consists of the rarest examples of tractors, harvesters, trucks, autos, horse drawn implements and other artifacts that elaborate on the California story.  The Museum continues to grow through the generosity of California growers and collectors.  As a result we are hosting more events that bring the collection to public view.

 Roll on in to capture an expanded glimpse of the culture of agriculture and invite your guests.

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 Hot Rods: Wheels in Fields

The Heidrick’s Newest Exhibit

Automobile from the HAHC's hot rod exhibit. 

Hot Rods: Wheels in Fields features classic hot rods dating to the 1930s and 1940s, presented in a vintage mechanic’s garage with an air tower. Be sure to call in advance for your schedules of the East Wing. Read more at our blog

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Upcoming Events at the Museum

  • September 6th - Wheel through History
  • November - World War I Military Exhibit
  • 2015 - Food Hall of Fame 


News 10 “This is Home” Segment

Rusty Lucchesi (and Blondie) are featured in the above News 10 “This is Home” clip talking about the Heidrick Ag History Center as a community of growers and collectors. Please enjoy and share!

 If you are not currently a member please consider becoming one by downloading a membership form and returning it to 1962 Hays Lane Woodland, CA 95776.

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We are open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 am-5 pm.


Making Tracks Book

Available for $34.95 plus tax

Making Tracks presents new scholarship on the evolution of the Best, Holt and Caterpillar tractors by Ed and Sue Claessen.


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