Pasadena Museum of History

Pasadena, CA

Where are we going?

Pasadena Museum of History
470 W Walnut St
CA 91103


What is there to do?

Every city in the USA has a history, and it might surprise you just HOW much history there can be in one city. So why not visit the Pasadena Museum of History where you can learn all about the culture, art and history of this amazing city! 

In fact, it's the ONLY museum dedicated to that very subject!

The exhibits in the Pasadena Museum of History are always changing, which means you can see something new every time you visit. There is a lot to see as well, because the collection has nearly 1 MILLION historic photos, books, and manuscripts in it's collection. It also has an extensive artifact collection too, from furnishings, textiles and art. 

Kids can learn all about the events that have shaped the area over the last 100 years, and if you visit the Feynes Mansion, you can take a tour that will show case how people actually lived in Pasadena a century ago. We bet it's pretty different to how you live today!

Fenyes Mansion is actually located on the famous "Millionaire's Row", and features original period furnishings, as well as family heirlooms and an incredible art and jewelery collection. They offer one docent tour a day, so kids, get those questions ready because they are there to answer them all!

If you take the tour of Fenyes Mansion, you can also visit the Finnish Folk Art Museum, because it once doubles as the Finnish Consulate! This lets kids see what life was like in a 19th century Finnish farmstead, and it's also the ONLY museum of it's kind in the entire USA!

History fun for all in Pasadena - what will you learn today!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $7

Children: $6 students

Free Under: 12 years


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to discuss the accessibility of the museum


When can we go?

12pm - 5pm

Open Wed - Sun, all year round


Any top tips?

The docent led tours of Fenyes Mansion run only one per day, on Fri, Sat and Sun at 12:15pm. They are $15.

I’m Hungry!

There are plenty of places to enjoy food in the Pasadena area! Grab something to eat before or after your visit - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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