Old Town Chapel of Memories will hold anniversary celebration and barbecue

Old Town Chapel of Memories will hold anniversary celebration and barbecue

TEMECULA – The Chapel of Memories will celebrate its centennial with a community barbecue tasting located in Sam Hicks Monument Park in Old Town Temecula Saturday, April 15, from noon to 3 p.m. This event will be co-hosted by the city of Temecula and the Temecula Valley Museum as a commemorative re-enactment of an historic […]

Walk along historic Temecula with the Temecula Valley Museum

Take a walk into the heart of Temecula. The Temecula Valley Museum has been conducting walking tours for many years, but they have recently expanded the program to meet increased demand. While roaming around the nostalgic ambience of Old Town Temecula, the weekly walking tours offer a great insight to the humble history of the […]

‘Season’s Greetings: Contemporary Holiday Greeting Cards’ Exhibit Displayed at the Temecula Valley Museum

TEMECULA – The custom of sending holiday greeting cards dates back to the 19th century in England. Louis Prang created the first Christmas cards in America in 1875. While they originally showed mostly floral designs, his cards later became early portrayals of the holiday cards we typically see today. Greeting cards have become the most […]

‘Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster’ on display at the Temecula Valley Museum

TEMECULA – Before network news, cable and satellite TV, before relentless television commercials, before the internet and social media, how did political candidates share their message? During this presidential election season, it is only fitting that the Temecula Valley Museum takes a look back at past elections and introduces its latest traveling exhibit, which features […]

‘Cloth and Paper’ textiles exhibit at the Temecula Valley Museum from Oct. 1 through Oct. 23.

‘Cloth and Paper’ textiles exhibit at the Temecula Valley Museum from Oct. 1 through Oct. 23.

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Museum will unveil a new exhibit, Cloth & Paper, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at an artist reception. Guests and visitors enjoying the 17th annual Old Town Temecula Outdoor Quilt Show are invited to visit the museum for refreshments and to join artist Allyson Allen as […]

Temecula Valley Museum’s emergency management exhibit recognizes ‘National Preparedness Month’

Temecula Valley Museum’s emergency management exhibit recognizes ‘National Preparedness Month’

TEMECULA – September is National Preparedness month! This month serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare for natural and/or man-made disasters that could affect us where we work, live and play. In recognition of this important month, the Temecula Valley Museum will present an exhibit on Emergency Management during the […]

Temecula Valley Museum and Temecula Valley Historical Society to co-host presentation

TEMECULA –The Temecula Valley Museum and the Temecula Valley Historical Society will co-host a presentation by Captain Robert S. Wells (ret.) titled “Voices from the South China Sea,” July 25. The program will begin at 6 p.m. in the conference room at the Temecula Civic Center. Captain Wells retired following a distinguished 30-year career with […]

‘The Strange and Unusual History of Temecula’ will be known

‘The Strange and Unusual History of Temecula’ will be known

Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction! Join Dale Garcia, a Temecula Valley Museum docent, as he tells the quirky tales of Temecula’s past Tuesday, June 14 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library located at 30600 Pauba Road. What was the Temecula Massacre exactly? Is there a Temecula and Godzilla connection? […]

Many traditions, one community celebrated at inaugural ‘Western Cultural Heritage Day’

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Museum is proud to host the first Western Cultural Heritage Day Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sam Hicks Monument Park in Old Town Temecula. The theme for this one-day event is “Many Traditions, One Community.” This annual event seeks to spotlight the many cultures that […]

‘Firepower and Food’ continues through May at the Temecula Valley Museum 

TEMECULA – A new exhibit “Firepower and Food” opened March 19, at the Temecula Valley Museum and will continue through May 29. The exhibit takes a look at the role firearms played in the survival of settlers of the Old West. The exhibit features intricate hand-drawn images of antique rifles and pistols by local artist […]