UPCOMING & CURRENT
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,
Jun 2nd - 30th (Depot Gallery)
Palette Club Spring Art Show,
Apr 30th - May 28th (Heritage Art Gallery)
Both events are free and open to the public, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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 12:00pm-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.
For more information on Special Events and Free Admission days please view our Events Calendar page by clicking the link below.
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.
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!
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.
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.
HELEN McCOURT GIFT SHOP
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.
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.
Thurs - Sat: 10am - 4pm
Extended hours for Special Events,
Closed on holidays
STAY CONNECTED WITH HISTORY AND YOUR COMMUNITY!
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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