Dear Friends, the Museum is closed to visitors.  Our offices remain open, so please call and say hello!

Find out how we became America’s Riviera! Celebrate the history of our community from the Chumash to the modern day with vibrant exhibitions and compelling programs, conveniently located in the heart of historic downtown. Discover the glamorous film era, legendary Fiesta festival, and pioneering aviators who changed the world – and that’s just the twentieth century!

COLLECTIONS ONLINE

The Museum continues to share our incredible history through our online database of portraits, costume, photos, and other fascinating artifacts.  Explore the ever growing collection here!

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SHARE YOUR QUARANTINE STORY

We are living in a truly historic time.  Join us by sharing how the COVID-19 pandemic affected your life.  All ages are encouraged to share their thoughts, stories and photos!

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EDUCATION RESOURCES

Homeschool fun! Check out our Virtual Lessons, History Worksheets, online activities, and downloadable backgrounds for video calls.

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HISTORY HAPPY HOUR AT HOME

Join the fun!   We are hosting a series of free online talks.  Grab a glass of wine and tune in!

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GET INVOLVED

Are you a Member? Join our community of history enthusiasts!  You'll be the first to know about lectures, performances, exhibition openings, History Happy Hour and much more!

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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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