Exploring Pasadena

PMH launched Exploring Pasadena on June 19, 2021 in commemoration of the City’s 135th anniversary. This wide-ranging, multi-year initiative encourages residents and visitors alike to discover the region’s history, culture, and natural beauty through varied in-person and virtual offerings throughout the year.

Exploring Our Community

Pasadena is filled with scenic vistas, natural beauty, iconic structures, historic sites, and diverse neighborhoods. In honor of the City’s 135th anniversary on June 19th, 2021 (Pasadena was incorporated on that date in 1886), PMH announced a wide-ranging, multi-year initiative to encourage residents and visitors alike to explore the region through multiple offerings and discover the stories behind the people, places, and things that have been instrumental in creating this unique community.

Exploring Pasadena includes visual and aural presentations, guided tours, participatory games, unique lectures, hands-on workshops, and more. All offerings will be featured on this page as well as in the media and on social media platforms.

Space is limited; advance reservations required.

Remember! You can also explore Pasadena's fascinating past at your convenience through the Blogs and Videos on our website.

Upcoming Events

Exploring Pasadena: The Grace Hill Neighborhood

Exploring Pasadena: The Grace Hill Neighborhood

October 19, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Admission: General $10; PMH Members $5
PMH is excited to welcome back Grace Hill resident and environment planner, Tom Priestley, Ph.D., to present his illustrated presentation on the history of Pasadena’s Grace Hill. Learn about the evolution of this neighborhood from the time before the Indiana Colony settled this area to the present.

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