Pasadena Museum of History is the only museum and research library dedicated solely to preserving and sharing the history, art, and culture of Pasadena and the west San Gabriel Valley. PMH offers the public changing exhibitions, events and lectures, docent-led tours, school tours, and free access to the Research Library & Archives.

free exhibit admission to active duty military & their families thru labor day

Things to do at Pasadena Museum of History

NBCUniversal Battlestar Galactica

Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Technology, & Southern California
March 3 - September 2
Wed - Sun, Noon to 5:00 pm
This exhibition explores the history of science fiction in Southern California from the 1930s to the 1980s.

Fenyes Mansion Tours
Fri, Sat, & Sun, 12:15 pm

With its original furnishings and art collection, the Fenyes Mansion - a Pasadena Cultural Heritage landmark - offers a unique glimpse into life on Pasadena’s Millionaire’s Row.

photo of La Loma bridge

Research Library & Archives
Thurs - Sun, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

PMH maintains the area’s largest collection of documents and artifacts related to the history of Pasadena and the west San Gabriel valley.

PAsADENA Museum OF HISTORY Buildings & Grounds