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La Jolla Historical Society

The La Jolla Historical Society is dedicated to the discovery, collection and preservation of La Jolla's heritage.

Through their collections, programs and advocacy, they carry out their mission by:
-Discovering, recording and sharing La Jolla's history.
-Preserving La Jolla's historical objects, sites and structures.
-Increasing community awareness of the value of our heritage.

The La Jolla Historical Society collects materials in a wide range of formats and media, including books, newspapers, magazines, maps, printed ephemera, manuscripts, scrapbooks and architectural drawings.

The La Jolla Historical Society is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

Hours
The gallery is open noon-4 p.m. Thursday – Sunday
The office is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday - Friday

Locations
Main Office: 7846 Eads Ave. La Jolla, Calilf. 92037
Wisteria Cottage: 780 Prospect Street, La Jolla, Calif. 92037

Directions

From I-5 North
-Exit La Jolla Pkwy
-La Jolla Pkwy becomes Torrey Pines Road at major intersection.
-Follow Torrey Pines Road to another major intersection - continue straight.
-Turn right on Prospect Place which becomes Prospect Street
-Turn right on Eads Avenue

From I-5 South
-Exit La Jolla Village Drive
-Turn right on La Jolla Village Drive
-Turn left of Torrey Pines Road
-Follow Torrey Pines Road to a major intersection - continue straight.
-Turn right on Prospect Place which becomes Prospect Street
-Turn right on Eads Avenue

Upcoming event at La Jolla Historical Society

Outside The Lens 'Take It To The Streets' Summer Camp

  • Monday, July 8, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Join Outside the Lens for an exciting week-long camp. Street photography is about showing people your world, through your eyes. You’ll learn tips and tricks and techniques street photographers use to capture the moments, objects, and people that they see. This camp is for youth entering grades 6-8. Read more

All upcoming events at La Jolla Historical Society

Tangible Memories: Recollections Of La Jolla Pioneer WomenStarts February 9, 2019

Outside The Lens 'Take It To The Streets' Summer CampJuly 8, 2019

Outside The Lens 'Take It To The Beach' Summer CampJuly 15, 2019

Past events

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