Not only is the Inland Empire home to the largest county in the United States, San Bernardino (which is about the same size as the county of Croatia), but it houses some pretty amazing collections. Take this week to explore the biggest collections in the Inland Empire.




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10/24, Zoo - The Living Desert has the largest collection of sand cats in the United States. It is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and admission is $9.95-$19.95.



10/25, Museum - The Western Science Center in Hemet has the largest mastodon found in the Western United States.  It is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and admission is $6.50-$8.

10/25, Museum - The Lincoln Shrine Memorial has the largest collection of Lincoln and Civil War artifacts in the west. It is open from 1-5 p.m. and admission is free.



10/26, Museum - The San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands holds the Wilson C. Hanna bird egg collection, the fifth largest in world.   It is open 9 a.m-5 p.m. Admission is $5 for children 5-12 and $10 for adults.



10/27, Museum - American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona is the largest ceramics museum in the country. Admission is $5-$7, kids 12 and younger admitted free.

10/27, Museum -The Palm Springs Air Museum is a non-profit educational institution and home to one of the world’s largest collections of flyable WWII Airplanes. It is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and tickets are $9.50-$16.50; active members are free.



10/28, Museum - The Anthropology Collection at the Riverside Metropolitan Museum holds one of the largest collections of Native American basketry in California. It is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with a suggested donation of $3.