Long Beach skyline from Rainbow Pier

Preserving the Best of the Past for the Future


“absolutely breathtaking collection of Long Beachiana”

Tim Grobaty, Press Telegram.

Experience the rich history of Long Beach, California through the extensive collection of artifacts and historical photos and postcards. The Long Beach Heritage Museum, founded in 1961, is home to the largest collection of historic Long Beach memorabilia in the city. Where is this wonderful museum? It’s out in the community. One by one, the artifacts are being taken from storage, carefully restored, and displayed in local businesses. Please support the Museum at one of our events.

New Exhibits

1913-18 Vintage Balboa Film Studio Photographs “All About Art – Balboa Films”
Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Avenue

barber chairsVintage 1915 Iowa Barber Shop original leather chairs & accessories
Esquire Barber Shop
4240 Atlantic Avenue

Wille's Tin ShopWille’s Tin Shop Sign
Roxanne’s Lounge & Grill
1101 East Wardlow Road


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Mission Statement

The mission of the Long Beach Heritage Museum is to promote awareness and be an educational resource of Long Beach History, through the preservation and exhibition of memorabilia and artifacts from the city’s historical past.