Join the Museum, Renew your Membership, or Gift a Membership Today!

The Hermosa Beach Historical Society exists for the purpose of preserving and chronicling the history of Hermosa Beach.  Established in 1987, its offices and the museum are located in the Hermosa Beach Community Center, which is located at 710 Pier Avenue (the large building on the southwest corner of Pier Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway).


Our members support mission to engage, delight, and educate the community through the presentation and exploration of history. Museum members receive admission to our monthly educational programing, and special invitations to feature events, exhibition openings, and our annual gala fundraiser.

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Membership Levels


Member  (Individual) _______________$50

Family (Entire Household) __________$75

Student __________________________$10

Patron  ___________________________$200 or more

Benefactor _______________________$1,000 or more


HBHS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization: ID #33-0230750 

Donations are Tax Deductible 

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs), also known as IRA Charitable Rollovers, are the savviest way for individuals age 70 1/2 or older to use their IRAs to maximize their charitable impact. Please consider donating directly to the Museum from your IRA today!

 ALL Members Receive:
  • Digital newsletters and updates on educational programing
  • invitations to special events and exhibition openings
  • Free digital high res scans of historic photographs for personal/ residential display
PATRON Members Also Receive:
  • Patrons receive an annual Patron Gift & recognition in the subsequent monthly newsletter after renewal
BENEFACTOR Members Also Receive:
  • Two Museum Gala Event Tickets (first time Benefactors)
  • Recognition on our Museum Donor Plaque and Website
  • Special invitations to Private Events and Exhibition Previews



by Credit Card or PayPal:
By Mail

Click the envelope icon to View & Download Membership Form . 

Please make checks payable to the HBHS. Mail check & form to:



710 Pier Ave.

Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

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