A rare collection of portraits, Banning family memorabilia, the ranch barn, and gift house, and 20 acres of lush gardens & grounds grace this 23-room estate. Bringing Greek Revival architecture to L.A., the Banning family lived in the home for over 60 years. The Banning Museum 401 East M Street, Wilmington, CA 90744 Tel: 310.548.7777
Another attraction worth checking out in Wilmington include Drum Barracks Civil War Museum, the U.S. Army headquarters for Southern California and the Arizona territory during the Civil War era. Location: 1052 N Banning Blvd., Wilmington, CA
A museum is housed in the last remaining wooden building of Drum Barracks named after Adjutant General Richard Coulter Drum, head of the Department of the Pacific, served as the Union Army headquarters in the Southwest (Southern California and the Arizona Territory) from 1861 - 1871. Drum Barracks, which was first called Camp Drum, served as the main staging, training and supply base for military operations in the Southwest. The land was sold to the Army by Phineas Banning, and B. D. Wilson, who each received one dollar, with the agreement that the land would revert back to them after the camp was closed.
Wienerschnitzel fast food restaurant's first Der Wienerschnitzel hot dog
restaurant is located on Pacific Coast Highway east of Figueroa St.