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Annual Events

Please call the Museum for current event information.

Blacksmith display at Pioneers' Day.

Evening Lectures – monthly
Pioneer Day – February
Book Club – Bi-monthly
Dinner Drawing – October
Holiday Tour – December

Monthly Lecture Series

Pioneers’ Museum hosts a lecture at the end of each month featuring a local author or topic pertaining to the Imperial Valley. Join us for an educational evening, supporting local authors and the Historical Society while enjoying the company of friends, family and fellow valleyites. 
Doors open at 6:30pm. Lecture begins at 7:00pm. 

Dinner Drawing

The Dinner Drawing is one of Pioneers Museums main fundraiser occurring each fall. Purchase your tickets for $200 which includes admission for two, two dinner tickets, and one entry to win $10,000! Every 10th ticket drawn wins $200 while the last ticket wins the grand prize of $10,000! Enjoy an evening of fun and friends while supporting the endeavors of the Imperial Valley Historical Society.
Tickets: $200 per couple

Book Club

Pioneers’ Museum hosts a bi-monthly book club featuring both fiction and non-fiction books about the Imperial Valley and Desert Southwest. Contact the Museum for current book title and meeting times. All are welcome! 
Admission: FREE! Just buy the book!

Annual Holiday Tour

Pioneers’ Museum presents their Annual Holiday Tour Around the World where the cultural galleries invite you to share their unique way of celebrating the holiday season. For your enjoyment, they will prepare holiday cuisine, provide entertainment and adorn each gallery in holiday decor. It’s a great way to kick off the holiday season, so bring the whole family, and enjoy a cultural evening.
Admission: Adults $10, Children (Under 12) $5

Pioneers’ Day

Leather tooling demonstration at Pioneers' Day.

Our annual Pioneers’ Day is a free event featuring activities for the whole family. See historical displays, operating farm equipment, blacksmithing demos, wagon rides, butter churning, treadle sewing machines, antique telephones and much more! Plenty of food and entertainment for the whole family. Held the first weekend of February.
Admission: FREE

Private Events

Pioneers’ Museum may be available for private events or school / organization tours. Click here for more information about private events, or click here to book a school or organization tour.

The Museum and Gift Shop are staffed by volunteers. We recommend you call and verify open hours before your visit. Please call (760) 352-1165 or email us at .


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