The Carpinteria Valley Museum of History provides a fascinating glimpse into the Valley’s past. A variety of unique exhibits examine the three major cultures that made this valley their home. The Carpinteria Valley Historical Society, a nonprofit, educational organization, created, maintains, and operates the Museum and research library. The Society’s mission is dedicated to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit objects of historical significance related to the Carpinteria Valley.


The Museum is currently CLOSED through April 30 due to State and CDC guidelines and precautions due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Please stay home & stay well !!

Exhibit Galleries and Gift Shop:

Tuesday – Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00 P.M.

Admission is free; Donations are greatly appreciated!!

Administrative Office Hours:  

Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 P.M.

Special group tours and school classes by appointment Tuesday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 P.M.

Closed Sundays, Mondays and Major Holidays



Get in touch to find out more about our collections, exhibits, tours, events, and volunteer opportunities.

956 Maple Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013, USA  |  805.684.3112