We love Santa Barbara History and want to share it with you.
Experience the history of America's Riviera from our earliest residents, the Chumash,
to the Silent Film Era, to the founding of Fiesta, and everything in between!

FEATURED EXHIBITION

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Take a Hike, Save the World  Join us for this exhibition that will inspire you to appreciate and preserve our local trails and public lands.  Open through November 13

UPCOMING EVENTS & EXHIBITS

Check out our schedule!   We host a popular series of talks, exhibition openings, happy hours and more!

EVENT VENUE

Quintessential Santa Barbara. Celebrate your special occasion at this cultural landmark located in the heart the historic district.   Find out why we were voted #1 Wedding Venue!

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