Visit the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. Find out how we became America’s Riviera! Celebrate the history of our community from the Chumash to the modern day with vibrant exhibitions and compelling programs, conveniently located in the heart of historic downtown. Discover the glamorous film era, legendary Fiesta festival, and pioneering aviators who changed the world – and that’s just the twentieth century!
Admission is this fascinating cultural site is free.
Evoke the romance of early Spanish California by celebrating your wedding or special occasion in the heart of Santa Barbara’s historic district. Enjoy the ambience of two private, interconnected courtyards distinguished by native and exotic landscaping and accented with splashing fountains.
Hours of Operation
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
136 E. De La Guerra Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101