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Upcoming Events

Summer at the Museum
Pioneers’ Museum will remain open during June and July, Wednesdays through Saturdays 10am – 4pm and Sundays 12 – 5pm.

For the first time since opening its doors, Pioneers’ Museum will host Museum After Hours on Thursdays, from 4 – 8pm with free docent-led tours included in general admission.

During the week, the museum will host drop-in activities geared towards elementary school learners. Free activities include K - 2nd Grade Storytime and 3rd - 5th Grade Arts and Crafts. These sessions are led by qualified, pre-screened volunteers and include a snack, supplies, and a free admission ticket for an adult guardian to enjoy the museum while their child participates in the activity.

Beginning on June 14, scheduled activities will alternate weekly, with the following schedule:

K - 2nd Grade Storytime every other Wednesday, from 10 - 11am:
June 14 . June 28 . July 12 . July 26

and 3rd - 5th Grade Arts and Crafts every other Thursday, from 4 - 6pm:
June 8 . June 22 . July 6 . July 20


Annual events

Please call the Museum for current event information.

Evening Lectures - monthly
Pioneer Day - Apri 1, 2023
Book Club - Bi-monthly
Dinner Drawing - October
Holiday Tour - December

Monthly Lecture Series
Pioneers’ Museum hosts a lecture at the end of each month featuring a local author or topic pertaining to the Imperial Valley. Join us for an educational evening, supporting local authors and the Historical Society while enjoying the company of friends, family and fellow valleyites.
Doors open at 6:30pm. Lecture begins at 7:00pm.

Dinner Drawing
The Dinner Drawing is one of Pioneers Museums main fundraiser occurring each fall. Purchase your tickets for $200 which includes admission for two, two dinner tickets, and one entry to win $10,000! Every 10th ticket drawn wins $200 while the last ticket wins the grand prize of $10,000! Enjoy an evening of fun and friends while supporting the endeavors of the Imperial Valley Historical Society.
Tickets: $200 per couple.

Book Club
Pioneers' Museum hosts a bi-monthly book club featuring both fiction and non-fiction books about the Imperial Valley and Desert Southwest. Contact the Museum for current book title and meeting times. All are welcome!
Admission: FREE! Just buy the book!

Annual Holiday Tour
Pioneers’ Museum presents their Annual Holiday Tour Around the World where the cultural galleries invite you to share their unique way of celebrating the holiday season. For your enjoyment, they will prepare holiday cuisine, provide entertainment and adorn each gallery in holiday decor. It's a great way to kick off the holiday season, so bring the whole family, and enjoy a cultural evening.
Admission: Adults $10, Children (Under 12) $5

Pioneers' Day
Our annual Pioneers' Day is a free event featuring activities for the whole family. See historical displays, operating farm equipment, blacksmithing demos, wagon rides, butter churning, treadle sewing machines, antique telephones and much more! Plenty of food and entertainment for the whole family. Held the first weekend of February.
Admission: FREE


Private events

Pioneers Park Museum may be available for private events. Contact the museum office for details.

The Museum and Gift Shop are staffed by volunteers. We recommend you call and verify open hours before your visit.