Designed to entertain as well as educate, changing exhibitions in the 2,000 square foot gallery space in the History Center feature diverse topics that speak to the area's multi-faceted history and interests.

Please Note

The Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. For more information please read our Notice Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

We encourage you to stay connected with PMH on social media for updates and online offerings, check out our Blogs for intriguing and insightful articles on a variety of topics, and explore the historic Fenyes Mansion at your convenience through our new virtual tour available on the homepage.


We also invite you to view online exhibitions from the partners of Pasadena Digital History Collaboration on Flickr.

Now on View

early Pasadena postcard

starting anew: transforming pasadena, 1890-1930

Exhibition Sponsors: Paloheimo Trust & Susan Stevens and Family

Starting Anew explores the development of Pasadena during the transformative years 1890–1930. Discover the people whose dreams and plans shaped the city, the unique institutions and attractions that brought tourists and new residents to the region, and the unprecedented growth of a unique and vibrant community.

Starting Anew is dedicated to the memory of PMH Project Archivist Julie A. Stires & PMH Volunteers Sid Gally & Carol Watson.