Street Address
5 San Joaquin
Irvine, CA 92712
Mailing Address
5 San Joaquin
Irvine, CA 92712
phone: 949-786-4112
e-mail: info@irvinehistory.org
web: www.irvinehistory.org
Hours
Sunday, Tuesday1 PM - 4 PM
Admissions
Free
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Gail Daniels, President
phone: 949-786-4112

Description

The Museum is housed in the oldest building on the ranch, built circa 1877. The building was used as the cooking wing and bunkhouse of the 1868 Ranch Manager's house built by James Irvine I.

Mission

The Irvine Historical Society was founded in 1976 to preserve, research, and promote the heritage of the original Irvine Ranch.

Artifacts Collections

Agriculture, Cattle ranching, Irvine Family, Old Town Irvine, Citrus Industry, Mexican rancho era, Native Americans.

Research Collections

Library, California History.

Educational Programs

Tours of the Museum collections, Tours of Old Town Irvine. Workshops, Speaker program.

    Facilities

    1877 one story house

    Governance

    Irvine Historical Society owns the facility and surrounding land. All volunteer Board of Directors.

    Library

    Access: Students, Scholars, Staff Only, Members

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

    Images of America, Irvine, Ellen Bell and the Irvine Historical Society, Arcadia publications.2011

    Irvine A history of Innovation and Growth, Judy Liebeck (nee Gauntt) Pioneer publications, Inc 1990

    • Newsletter Quarterly
    • Images of America x1
    • Irvine A History of Innovation and Growth x1

    ADA

    Parking

    Restrooms

    Services

    Gift Shop

    Special Event Rental

    Group Tours