Beacon Media Readers ChoicePasadena 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.

Things to do at Pasadena Museum of History

Tournament of Roses royal crown

Royals of Pasadena: Rose Queen® and Royal Court
September 2 - February 11
Wed - Sun, Noon to 5:00 pm
In honor of the inauguration of the 100th Rose Queen®, PMH presents an exhibition celebrating the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Royal Court.

Fenyes Mansion Christmas Tree

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