City of El Monte Historical Society Museum

City of El Monte Historical Society Museum As of Sunday February 24, 2013, we will only open Sundays for our Quarterly Tea's. Thank you.
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Admission is free. We kindly accept donations.

04/23/2018
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02/25/2013

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02/25/2013

As of Sunday February 24, 2013, we will no longer be open on Sundays except for our “Quarterly Tea's.” We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and greatly appreciate your on-going support. Thank you.

City of El Monte Historical Society Museum's cover photo
01/28/2013

City of El Monte Historical Society Museum's cover photo

A picture of the outside of our beautiful museum.
01/28/2013

A picture of the outside of our beautiful museum.

A picture of the outside of our beautiful museum.
01/28/2013

A picture of the outside of our beautiful museum.

11/12/2012

Thank you to all residents of the city of El Monte for making our wonderful city the place it is today. Congratulations on El Monte's 100th year of incorporation. From the City of El Monte Historical Society, wishing for another pleasant one hundred more!

City Of El Monte Celebrates Its 100th Year since its Incorporation.
11/12/2012

City Of El Monte Celebrates Its 100th Year since its Incorporation.

Celebrating 100 years of beautification, progress and a friendlier place to live. City of El Monte. “Where The Future Meets The Past.”

11/12/2012

Centennial Liberty Garden Dedication Event:

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 @ 1:30 pm In Front of City Hall at the new Centennial Liberty
Garden 11333 Valley Blvd, El Monte, CA 91731

To RSVP, please contact City Manager's Office at 626-580-2001

Also in our “Frontier Room” is a “Rug” tribute to 1st responders. This rug sits in the same area as our tribute ...
10/29/2012

Also in our “Frontier Room” is a “Rug” tribute to 1st responders. This rug sits in the same area as our tribute to the firefighters of the city of El Monte.

Our “Frontier Room” plays host to a gorgeous 1911 Ford Model T.
10/29/2012

Our “Frontier Room” plays host to a gorgeous 1911 Ford Model T.

Leo the lion; a Hollywood icon in his own right, has graced the opening of countless movies by MGM over the decades was ...
10/08/2012

Leo the lion; a Hollywood icon in his own right, has graced the opening of countless movies by MGM over the decades was an adored fan favorite at El Monte's Gays Lion Farm.

10/02/2012

On behalf of the El Monte Historical Society, we sincerely appreciate your support and interest.

Your participation, comments and suggestions are welcome and are very much appreciated.

[email protected]

Plaque dedicated to the brave servicemen and women who paid the ultimate price in the Afghanistan & Iraq wars.
08/06/2012

Plaque dedicated to the brave servicemen and women who paid the ultimate price in the Afghanistan & Iraq wars.

Timeline Photos
08/06/2012

Timeline Photos

City of El Monte Historical Society Museum's cover photo
08/06/2012

City of El Monte Historical Society Museum's cover photo

Picture of the “Time Capsule” which was set on July 19, 2012 and will open 50 years from now in July 2062.
08/06/2012

Picture of the “Time Capsule” which was set on July 19, 2012 and will open 50 years from now in July 2062.

Ms. Helen Huffines Curator from 1988-1990.
03/17/2012

Ms. Helen Huffines Curator from 1988-1990.

Ms. Lillian Wiggins. Longtime El Monte Historical Society Museum Curator.
03/17/2012

Ms. Lillian Wiggins. Longtime El Monte Historical Society Museum Curator.

Oddfellows Items from the El Monte Temple division. circa 1923
03/17/2012

Oddfellows Items from the El Monte Temple division. circa 1923

A model of the RMS Titanic built by Residents of "Ramona Care" on Ramona Blvd.
03/17/2012

A model of the RMS Titanic built by Residents of "Ramona Care" on Ramona Blvd.

Plaque with badge presented to Trinidad "Mom" Arceo as Honorary Chief of Police on May 28th, 1985
03/17/2012

Plaque with badge presented to Trinidad "Mom" Arceo as Honorary Chief of Police on May 28th, 1985

Lexington Masonic Lodge #108 Senior Warden Officer's Apron
03/17/2012

Lexington Masonic Lodge #108 Senior Warden Officer's Apron

Lexington Masonic Lodge #108 Junior Warden Officer's Apron
03/17/2012

Lexington Masonic Lodge #108 Junior Warden Officer's Apron

A Jesse James "Wanted" poster. Year unknown.
03/17/2012

A Jesse James "Wanted" poster. Year unknown.

Vigilante's Oath from 1863
03/17/2012

Vigilante's Oath from 1863

Timeline Photos
03/17/2012

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
03/12/2012

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
03/12/2012

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
03/12/2012

Timeline Photos

10/03/2011

The El Monte Historical Society Museum is open on:

Tues.-Fri. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed Saturday and Monday.

The Durfee Family's Wedding Day China set.
10/03/2011

The Durfee Family's Wedding Day China set.

Early El Monte pioneer Mrs. Ira Thompson's dress.
10/03/2011

Early El Monte pioneer Mrs. Ira Thompson's dress.

A 240 year old El Monte bedroom set.
10/03/2011

A 240 year old El Monte bedroom set.

An original Stanley Steamer. Used at Disneyland's opening Day in 1955. Ridden by Walt Disney himself
10/03/2011

An original Stanley Steamer. Used at Disneyland's opening Day in 1955. Ridden by Walt Disney himself

The bell from one of the very first churches in all of California.
10/03/2011

The bell from one of the very first churches in all of California.

Collection of "Badges"...
10/03/2011

Collection of "Badges"...

A collection of different badges from different officers
10/03/2011

A collection of different badges from different officers

Caps worn by the El Monte Police Department Air Support Helicopter Unit
10/03/2011

Caps worn by the El Monte Police Department Air Support Helicopter Unit

Former Officer Tony Arceo who was killed in the line of duty. A park bearing his name was dedicated across the street fr...
10/03/2011

Former Officer Tony Arceo who was killed in the line of duty. A park bearing his name was dedicated across the street from the museum in his honor.

Badge that was worn by former Chief of Police Jay Sherman
10/03/2011

Badge that was worn by former Chief of Police Jay Sherman

Toys used by the El Monte Police of the past.
10/02/2011

Toys used by the El Monte Police of the past.

Timeline Photos
10/02/2011

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
10/02/2011

Timeline Photos

Address

3150 Tyler Ave
El Monte, CA
91731

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(626) 444-3813

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