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

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Upcoming Events

The Santa Monica History Museum will remain closed and all events postponed until we are advised by federal, state and local officials that it is safe to re-open and resume a normal operating schedule.

We recommend you continue to consult our website and social media platforms for the most up-to-date information.

Following the guidelines set forth by the City of Santa Monica, the State of California, and the LA County Dept of Public Health, the Santa Monica History Museum has decided to close to the public from March 14 – March 31.

All events on and off-site through March 31 will be postponed.

We recommend you continue to consult our website and social media platforms for the most up-to-date information.

The Santa Monica History Museum will be closed to the public beginning Saturday March 14th and will reopen Wednesday, April 1st.

All events for the remainder of March are temporarily postponed through March 31st.

THROWBACK THURSDAYS Lecture Series

Join us for Throwback Thursday!

Every other Thursday this summer the Santa Monica History Museum will be hosting a series of guest lectures. The lectures are free but attendees are encouraged to to help support museum operations during the COVID- 19 shutdown.

All are welcome!  View virtually with family and friends and enjoy an hour of local history.

You can also request a calendar invite to each week’s program by emailing [email protected].

Next Speaker Alison Rose Jefferson, M.H.C., Ph.D.

Lecture Schedule

June 4California’s Role in Women’s Suffrage with Sara Crown, MSLIS       View this lecture

June 11Japanese American Internment with Ted Tanaka       View this lecture

June 25How they built Westwood with Richard Orton       View this lecture

July 9Pacific Ocean Park Pier with Chris Merritt & Domenic Priore     View this lecture

July 23The Santa Monica Pier with Jim Harris    View this lecture

July 30 – Newspaperwomen with Larry Balmagia     View this lecture

August 6African American Leisure Sites with Alison R. Jefferson, M.H.C, PhD     REGISTER