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!

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Earthquake Exhibit

The Whittier Museum’s latest exhibit, “Quake City ’87: The 30th Anniversary,” opened on Sept. 30, 2017.

Quake t-shirts and a new quake video by John Garside are now available at the gift shop and on-line.

Dine for Dollars

Join us at Panera Bread from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday Feb. 22.  The Whittier Historical Society will receive a donation of 20% of the proceeds.  Must bring or show flier!

Save the Date!

The Museum’s popular fundraising tea and fashion show will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018. This year’s theme is: “Fashion to a Tea – Vintage Bathing Suits & Intimate Apparel.” Tickets will be on sale soon.


Calendar

February 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
January 28, 2018

Category: GeneralBailey House Open 1 to 4 pm

Bailey House Open 1 to 4 pm
January 29, 2018 January 30, 2018 January 31, 2018 February 1, 2018 February 2, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm
February 3, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm
February 4, 2018

Category: GeneralBailey House Open 1 to 4 pm

Bailey House Open 1 to 4 pm
February 5, 2018 February 6, 2018 February 7, 2018 February 8, 2018 February 9, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm
February 10, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm
February 11, 2018

Category: GeneralDigital Storytelling Workshop

Digital Storytelling Workshop

Category: GeneralBailey House Open 1 to 4 pm

Bailey House Open 1 to 4 pm
February 12, 2018

Category: GeneralDigital Storytelling Workshop

Digital Storytelling Workshop
February 13, 2018 February 14, 2018 February 15, 2018 February 16, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm
February 17, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm
February 18, 2018

Category: GeneralBailey House Open 1 to 4 pm

Bailey House Open 1 to 4 pm
February 19, 2018 February 20, 2018 February 21, 2018 February 22, 2018

Category: Offsite Special EventDine for Dollars at Panera

Dine for Dollars at Panera
February 23, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm
February 24, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm
February 25, 2018

Category: GeneralBailey House Open 1 to 4 pm

Bailey House Open 1 to 4 pm
February 26, 2018 February 27, 2018 February 28, 2018 March 1, 2018 March 2, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm
March 3, 2018

Category: GeneralMuseum Open 1 to 4 pm

Museum Open 1 to 4 pm

La Serna Students Visit Museum

On Jan. 31, we were delighted to host 140 students from Ken La Vigne’s OASIS program at La Serna High as they visited the Whittier Museum. Check out the photos – click on any photo to start slide show.

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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Institutions

City of Whittier
BCM Foundation
Janice Hahn, LA County Supervisor 4th District
Employees Community Fund of Boeing California
National Charity League, Whittier Chapter
Ceres Foundation
Toyota of Whittier
Southern California Edison
Southern California Gas Company
Mennonite Foundation

Individuals & Families

Robert and Virginia (Ginny) Ball
Rev. Tom and Virginia Boles
Bill and Gerry Church
Sylvia Foltz
Bob and Judi Henderson
John and Shirley Hole
Robert and Susan Settlage
Ruth B. Shannon
Ralph and Danelle Thomsen
Family of Monte Wicker

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  • Receive the Museum Gazette Monthly
  • 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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