The Whittier Historical Society owns and operates the Whittier Museum and provides tours of the Historic Bailey House. Our mission is to collect, preserve, and display materials of historical significance to the greater Whittier area. We also produce programs and special exhibits of interest to the Whittier community. The Whittier Museum and Bailey House are open to the public with free admission. We hope you will visit soon!

News

Monte Wicker Remembered

Monte Wicker passed away on Christmas day. Monte was a major figure in Whittier and he will be missed. Please click here for his obituary.

Ruth McFarland Remembered

Ruth McFarland passed away on Christmas Eve. She was a Bailey House docent for many years and a major donor to the Whittier Historical Society during the creation of the Whittier Museum in the early 1980s. Please click here for her obituary.


Calendar

January 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
December 25, 2016 December 26, 2016 December 27, 2016 December 28, 2016

Category: GeneralBailey House Open for Tours

Bailey House Open for Tours
December 29, 2016 December 30, 2016

Category: GeneralBailey House Open for Tours

Bailey House Open for Tours

Category: GeneralMuseum Closed

Museum Closed
December 31, 2016

Category: GeneralMuseum Closed

Museum Closed
January 1, 2017

Category: GeneralBailey House Closed

Bailey House Closed
January 2, 2017 January 3, 2017 January 4, 2017 January 5, 2017 January 6, 2017

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.
January 7, 2017

Category: Onsite Special EventMining and Engineering Day

Mining and Engineering Day

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.
January 8, 2017

Category: GeneralBailey House Open for Tours

Bailey House Open for Tours
January 9, 2017 January 10, 2017 January 11, 2017 January 12, 2017 January 13, 2017

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.
January 14, 2017

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.
January 15, 2017

Category: GeneralBailey House Open for Tours

Bailey House Open for Tours
January 16, 2017 January 17, 2017 January 18, 2017 January 19, 2017 January 20, 2017

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.
January 21, 2017

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.
January 22, 2017

Category: GeneralBailey House Open for Tours

Bailey House Open for Tours
January 23, 2017 January 24, 2017 January 25, 2017 January 26, 2017 January 27, 2017

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.
January 28, 2017

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.
January 29, 2017

Category: GeneralBailey House Open for Tours

Bailey House Open for Tours
January 30, 2017 January 31, 2017 February 1, 2017 February 2, 2017 February 3, 2017

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.
February 4, 2017

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Museum Open 1 to 4 p.m.


The Whittier Historical Society is a non-profit organization supported through memberships, grants & donations. We greatly appreciate support at all levels. Acknowledged below are our Key Patrons – members and organizational grantors giving at $1000 and above. Thank you!

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Grants

City of Whittier
BCM Foundation
Don Knabe, LA County Supervisor 4th District
Employees Community Fund of Boeing California
National Charity League, Whittier Chapter
Ceres Foundation
Toyota of Whittier
Southern California Edison

Individuals & Families

Robert and Virginia (Ginny) Ball
Rev. Tom and Virginia Boles
Sylvia Foltz
Bob and Judi Henderson
Ralph and Jeanne Muhlestein
Dr. Robert and Susan Settlage
Ruth B. Shannon
Ralph Thomsen
Family of Monte Wicker

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  • 10% Discount in Gift Shop
  • Discounts on Events
  • Access to Museum Library & Archives
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Site Use Discount
  • Help Keep the Museum Free
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