Designing America

Designing America: Spain’s Imprint in the U.S. October 20 – April 2, 2017 Set amidst the beautiful Spanish architecture of … READ MORE


Since 1955, readers have enjoyed exploring the rich heritage of Santa Barbara County through the pages of the Museum’s journal, … READ MORE

Gledhill Library

Gledhill Library Visit While the Gledhill Library is temporarily closed, our archive staff continue to serve the public. Researchers are … READ MORE

Collection Overview

In 1932, the Santa Barbara Historical Museum was founded by civic leaders and members of the community intent on preserving … READ MORE

De la Guerra Family

Spanish native Don José de la Guerra y Noriega (1779-1858) was the founding patriarch of the family in this country. … READ MORE