The California Heritage Museum is committed to promoting the diversity and rich history of California's heritage through exhibitions, lectures, publications and community events.
The building that houses the California Heritage Museum is as interesting as the exhibits themselves. Built in 1894, and recognized as the first Roy Jones house, the house was moved from its former location in 1979 and named an Official City Landmark. The following year it became home to the California Heritage Museum. There are photos of the extraordinary move in our permanent exhibit.
Docent and Volunteer Training - and Ostriches
Training takes place over two Sundays from 10am-12:30pm. Lunch be provided following the last session.
Volunteers play a vital role in the operation of the Museum. Your time and expertise help advance our mission to advocate for the historic and cultural preservation and education of California’s multi-cultural heritage. We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to introduce local residents and visitors to the museum, our exceptional exhibitions, and our festive community events.
Assisting with tours, events, fundraising and advocacy, is also an opportunity to meet other community members who share your same interests. Although no special experience is required, volunteers should:
Join our Museum family and support our community. There are so many ways to become involved.
Become a member of our docent program;
Sign up for one of our Committees;
To apply, please complete the museum application form (below) and mail, scan/email or fax it to us. If you have any questions contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-392 8537.
After training, docents conduct individual or group tours 1-4 times per month, from 11am to 3:30pm, Wednesdays through Sundays.
Join one of our Committees
Do you have skills, education and/or experience that would enhance one of our committees? If you would like to work with us on any of the following, please complete the museum application form (below) and mail, scan/email or fax it to us.
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