Special Events
Festival Of Trees

On the first weekend in December from 10 am to 4 pm, the Museum’s docents (volunteer educators) transform the entire Museum into a winter wonderland, with more than 75 decorated trees, a tea and dessert room, entertainment, vendors, and many crafts and activities for children. General Admission $8; Children ages 2-10 years, $1; under 2 years, free. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Historical Museum or at the Music Box in Stockton and Lodi, with advance ticket purchase, the parking fee is waived.


Special Exhibitions

In addition to long-term exhibits the Museum presents short-term, special exhibitions, such as the following:

"War Comes Home" Features Wartime Correspondence (Sept. 9-Nov. 5)
This special exhibition explores the joys and hardships that soldiers and their families face, as expressed through private letters and correspondence. Spanning conflicts from the Civil War through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, “War Comes Home: The Legacy” reveals the shared themes of wartime separation, the adjustment to life back at home, and the costs of war. more...