Museum Phone:
(310) 395-2290

Museum Address:
1350 7th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Museum Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday: 12pm – 8pm
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

School Tours
Group Tours

Upcoming Events



We love our volunteers!

Volunteers power the work of our museum!

We’re always accepting volunteer applications for projects including:

  • Visitor services
  • Photo digitization
  • Administrative support
  • Research
  • Special events
  • And much more!

Volunteer Application

To apply to become a volunteer at the Santa Monica History Museum please complete and return the volunteer application above. Applications can be emailed to [email protected], faxed to (310) 395-2295, or returned in person to the museum.


If you have questions about volunteering at the Santa Monica History Museum please contact John Klopping at (310) 395-2290 or [email protected]

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Volunteers at the 2016 City of Santa Monica Anniversary Celebration

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SMHM Volunteer Docent Giving Group Tour of Museum

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Volunteers Greet Guests at a Museum Event

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Volunteers Conduct Research in the Museum's Morley Builder's Research Library