Join Us in Exploring the History of Oceanside, CA

The Oceanside Historical Society serves the community through our museum, website, publications and walking tours. Most of our services, including our museum and history walks, are free. Our mission is to gather, preserve and share the history of our beautiful City.

Oceanside Historical Society

Hours & Location

We are now open on Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm. We will soon be open on Tuesdays from 10 am to pm (beginning May 25th). However, we prefer that you schedule an appointment by emailing

We have a museum, photo archives and research tools.

305 North Nevada Street, downtown Oceanside


Mailing Address: P.O. Box 125
Oceanside, CA 92049-0125

Phone: (760) 722-4786


Make a Donation!

We also gladly accept donations!