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Membership 

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Become a member of the Balboa Island Museum and Historical Society and help preserve the heritage of Balboa Island.  Since the Museum’s founding, the support of the residents of Balboa Island and from surrounding communities, as well as other parts of the country, has been crucial to the growth and fulfillment of the Museum’s mission.  Click here to find out more about membership and and find out if you are current. We offer private invites to special events, 10% discount to the Museum Store, and tiered gifts for your partnership.

Museum News & Events

2016 Parade

The Balboa Island Museum participated in the 2016 Parade on Sunday June 5th at 11am. This year's theme was "100 Years of Sun & Fun." Diane & Gary [...]

2016 Historic Home Tour

Join us for the 2016 Historic Home Tour on Saturday, June 18th from 11-4pm. Your ticket will include a tour of 7 historic homes and a dock with a vintage boat. Proceeds benefit the Balboa Island Museum, a 501(c)3 non-profit.

Speaker Event 5/20/16

Ever wonder who lived on our local shores before Collins dredged the bay? Before there even was a bay? You have heard the names: Balboa, Cabrillo, Portola, Sepulveda, Yorba, Irvine, Dunnells, McFadden, but do you really know who they were and how they influenced our lives?