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WELCOME TO THE 
TULARE HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Preserving the Heritage of the City of  Tulare since 1985
 

UPCOMING & CURRENT
EVENTS/EXHIBITIONS

In addition to our permanent historical displays, we also feature temporary art, cultural and holiday exhibits in our Heritage Art Gallery and Depot Gallery. Stop by soon and see what's currently on display:

Portugal and the 9 Islands of the Azores:

A History, A Friendship, and its People,

June 2nd - July 30th (Depot Gallery)

Captured Images: Photography by Mike Green,

July 14th - Aug. 27 (Heritage Art Gallery)

UPCOMING & CURRENT
EVENTS/EXHIBITIONS

In addition to our permanent historical displays, we also feature temporary art, cultural and holiday exhibits in our Heritage Art Gallery and Depot Gallery. Stop by soon and see what's currently on display:

Captured Images: Photography by Mike Green,

July 14th - Aug. 27 (extended to Sept. 3, Heritage Art Gallery)

Summer 2022 Mystery Vault Exhibit,

Aug 11th - Sept. 3 (Depot Gallery)

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All events are free and open to the public, please email us at info@tularehistoricalmuseum.org with any questions.

SEEKING ARTWORK
SUBMISSIONS

We are currently seeking artwork submissions for our upcoming Miniatures Exhibit & Fundraiser, and the exhibit, IDENTIDAD: Celebrating Hispanic Culture in the Arts (in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month). Please click the link below and scroll down to view exhibit entry forms and additional information.

ONGOING

FREE SNACK SATURDAYS

Enjoy FREE coffee or tea and cookies (with the purchase of admission) every Saturday from 10am - 12pm in our Helen McCourt Gift Shop.

FREE ADMISSION SATURDAYS

Visit the museum for FREE every first Saturday of the month from 12pm - 4pm.

SEASONAL COURTYARD SALES

Stop by our seasonal courtyard sales to see what goodies you will find! Our summer sale date will be announced soon.

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For more information on Special Events and Free Admission days please view our Events Calendar page by clicking the link below.

PARTNERSHIP

The Tulare Historical Museum has partnered with Mission Oak High School to bring you their Tulare Assembly Center 1942 T-Shirts! Read more about their incredible story on our Blog page.

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Tulare Assembly Center 1942 T-Shirts are now available in a variety of sizes in our gift shop! Get yours now!!

VIRTUAL MUSEUM TOURS

If you are unable to visit the museum, the museum will come to you. Enjoy our assortment of live virtual tours featuring exhibits from our permanent collection, Heritage Art Gallery and Depot Gallery, all from the comfort of your own home!

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Captured Images, photography by local artist Mike Green

Captured Images, photography by local artist Mike Green

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THM's Heritage Art Gallery presents - Tulare County: Varied Impressions

THM's Heritage Art Gallery presents - Tulare County: Varied Impressions

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Tulare Historical Museum E3:S5

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THM's Heritage Art Gallery Presents - 34th Annual Tulare Student Art Show

THM's Heritage Art Gallery Presents - 34th Annual Tulare Student Art Show

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EDUCATION AT THE MUSEUM

What We Offer

GUIDED AUDIO TOURS

Tour our entire collection with our exceptional audio tour included with your admission. Also, be sure to pick up one of our audio tour maps which will guide you through our many exhibits. Personal tours with one of our staff members or docents are also available upon request. If you plan on bringing a large group to the museum, please inquire about our group tour rates.

TOURS FOR SCHOOLS

Explore all the fantastic elements we have to offer through our Tours for Schools. We have partnered with Tulare City elementary schools in order to bring Tulare history to a new generation! Our trained docents depict the city of Tulare as it was over 100 years ago. This includes Yokuts Indian villages, Pioneer Families, early Tulare homes, our outstanding Military Wing and even Olympic gold medal winners. Please contact us if you are interested in having a school tour at our museum.

THEN & NOW NEWSLETTER

Click the link below to read

our latest edition of Then & Now

HELEN McCOURT GIFT SHOP

Exclusive Merchandise

Take those cherished memories from the museum home with you. We have an impressive collection of collectors’ items, memorabilia, books, and so much more. Our Helen McCourt gift shop is the perfect place for you to find a gift for a loved one or a souvenir to remind you of your visit.

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BOOKS

We have a variety of books that cover the history of Tulare and the Central Valley ranging in topics such as sports, military, and influential figures such as Bob Mathias, Admiral Zumwalt, and Wilma McDaniel. Explore our collection and get your piece of Tulare history today.

BECOME A MUSEUM MEMBER

Take advantage of all the benefits of being a member of the Tulare Historical Museum! Depending on which membership you choose this may include the following: free admission, a 10% discount in our gift shop, guest passes, and VIP invitations to receptions and special events. All proceeds go towards supporting our History Museum.

 
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HOW YOU CAN DONATE

Support Us Now

Help the Tulare Historical Museum continue to provide its wonderful services to the public by donating today.

 

MUSEUM HOURS

Thurs - Sat: 10am - 4pm

Extended hours for Special Events,

Closed on holidays
 

STAY CONNECTED WITH HISTORY AND YOUR COMMUNITY!

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @tularehistory

ADMISSION PRICES

Members with Card - FREE

Adults - $6
Seniors (55+) / AAA - $4
Students - $3
Children under 5 - FREE
Admission to Heritage Art Gallery & Depot Gallery - FREE

Every 1st Sat from 12:00pm to 4pm - FREE

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CONTACT US

444 West Tulare Ave
Tulare, CA 93274