Museum Exhibits in the Community

The Museum exhibits are in the community. Thank you to the following businesses for displaying Museum artifacts where they may be enjoyed by the public.

Cyclone Racer Car
The Pike Entrance Sign
Harriman Jones Soda Fountain
Church Pews (1920s)
Wille’s Tin Shop Sign
Iowa Barber Shop
Looff’s Lite-A-Line
2500 Long Beach Boulevard 

1930 Cyclone Racer Roller Coaster Car
Restored by Mike Cincola & Larry Osterhoudt


McGruder’s Salt Water Taffy Sign 

Pike Parking Lot Neon Sign 

Pike’s Midway Penny Scale

Wille’s Tin Shop Distillery
1101 E Wardlow Rd.

Soda Fountain from Harriman Jones Clinic ca.1930
(Original building still stands at corner of Cherry & Broadway) Used as the seating area in the tasting room.

Vintage wooden trunks made from 1920’s pinball machines from The PikeInside Wille’s Tin Shop Distillery

Speakeasy Room at Roxanne’s Lounge & Grill
1101 East Wardlow Road

Mahogany Church Pews, circa 1920s from the First Christian Church, circa 1894

Del Mar Hotel Telephone Switchboard ca.1951

Mobil Gas Pump ca.1950

 Wille’s Tin Shop sign, circa 1906
Located outside of patio at Roxanne’s Lounge and Grill. Officially outside of the Wille’s Tin Shop Distillery

Anderson’s Paint & Hardware
714 Pine Ave.

Original LBFD Call Box, Circa 1950.
Donated by the LB Fire Fighter’s Museum. Restored by Burke’s Auto Body


Solid Brass Fire Hydrant ca.1940
(Mfg. by Long Beach Iron Works

Whipping Cars from the amusement Zone of the Long Beach Pike,Circa 1930

Esquire Barber Shop
4240 Atlantic Ave.

Iowa Barber Shop display, circa 1915
Original Leather & Porcelain Chairs & Accessories, ca.1915


Polly’s Gourmet Coffee

4606 East Second Street

1930s 12’ Redwood Surfboard used by the LB Lifeguards

Shore Business Center
5318 East Second Street

1930s Cast Iron Mailbox
Restored by Burke’s Auto Body

Museum Exhibits Looking for a Home

Telephone Exhibit
Telephone Exhibit

Put a little piece of local history in your business. Help the Museum. Delight your customers. The following exhibits are looking for a home. Contact Marshall Pumphrey.

Artifacts from Long Beach Telephone Company ca. early to mid 20th century

Balboa Film Studios Framed Photos ca.1913 (site is now occupied by MOLAA)

Large Detailed Model of Roosevelt Naval Base
(current site of Container Port of L.B.)

Ebony Chair from Pacific Coast Club
(next to Villa Riviera)

Early 1900s Dr. Hubbell Rectal Dilator (Vintage Drug Store Quackery)