136 E. De La Guerra Street
Santa Barbara, CA

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.

Venue Rental:
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

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10AM-5PM
Wednesday 10AM-5PM
Thursday 10AM-5PM
Friday 10AM-5PM
Saturday 10AM-5PM
Sunday 12AM-5PM

Santa Barbara Historical Museum

136 E. De La Guerra Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Special Events


1st Thursday After Hours

Time: Location: Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Celebration of 1st Thursday in Downtown Santa Barbara, join the Museum for after hours dance performances and dance party. All ages…



Missions of Edwin Deakin

Time: Location: Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Join the Museum to celebrate the opening of Missions of Edwin Deakin. Previously thought to be lost to the 1906 earthquake and fire in San…


La Fiesta del Museo

Time: Location: Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Our Museum supporters gather under the July moon to celebrate Old Spanish Days at our annual La Fiesta del Museo fundraiser! Enjoy…