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WELCOME TO THE 
TULARE HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Preserving the Heritage of the City of  Tulare since 1985
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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)

CURRENT & UPCOMING
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 to see what's currently on display!

Black History Month

presented by Hudson Institute of African American Heritage and Global Arts Museum

January 4 - February 29, 2024 

Reception Thursday, February 1, 2024, 5-7PM 

Depot Room

Tulare County Varied Impressions Art Exhibit

January 11 - February 17, 2024

Reception Thursday, January 11, 2024, 5-7PM

Heritage Art Gallery

Student Art Show

February 29 - March 30, 2024

Reception Thursday, February 29, 2024, 4-5:30PM

Heritage Art Gallery

ONGOING

FREE ADMISSION SATURDAYS

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

MUSEUM EVENTS

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

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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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Annual Tulare Palette Club Spring Art Show 2023

Annual Tulare Palette Club Spring Art Show 2023

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19th Annual Tulare County Varied Impressions

19th Annual Tulare County Varied Impressions

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2nd Annual Christmas Train and Holiday Display

2nd Annual Christmas Train and Holiday Display

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Flower Shop on Canvas by Nonnie Rhoades

Flower Shop on Canvas by Nonnie Rhoades

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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.

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 THM continue to preserve and showcase the history of the city of Tulare and serve as a cultural center for the community by donating today. Any amount is appreciated.

The Tulare Historical Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. EIN/TAX ID# 94-2760021.

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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

WE ARE A PROUD MEMBER OF
THE MUSEUM ALLIANCE OF TULARE-KINGS COUNTIES

ADMISSION PRICES

Members with Card - FREE

Adults - $8
Seniors (55+) / AAA - $6
Students - $5
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

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