Captain January, 1936 Captain January FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 • 7PM-9PM BRING BEACH CHAIRS: WE'RE PROVIDING POPCORN FOR OUR OUTDOOR SCREENING OF THE FILM IN THE MUSEUM PATIO. CANDY, BEVERAGES, AND MOVIE MERCHANDISE FOR [...]
2017-01-13T14:32:33+00:00 July 15th, 2016|News, Events|
Sharing the Memories: 100+ Years of Balboa Island So many people have fond memories of their favorite Balboa Island experiences. Come enjoy stories of this Newport Beach gem as we celebrate 100+ years of the [...]
2017-01-13T14:32:34+00:00 June 30th, 2016|News, Events|
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.
2017-01-13T14:32:34+00:00 June 26th, 2016|News, Events|
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?
On February 19, 2016, Schmid, CEO of The Association for the Preservation of the Presidential Yacht Potomac, visited the museum. This vessel was FDR’s “Floating White House.” Today it is a National Historic [...]
2016-02-26T14:38:37+00:00 February 24th, 2016|News|
Come and listen to a story about a man named Jed. He was a poor mountaineer who barely kept his family fed, but actor Buddy Ebsen's hillbilly character, which he portrayed on TV from 1962 to 1971, belied the actor's life in Newport Beach...