Make a Donation

HISTORY LIVES ON because of you!

We are grateful for your support of the rich history of San Joaquin County. For decades, individuals, families and students have, and will continue, to enjoy the vast historical value of the stories and collections at the Museum.  Please consider making a 100% tax deductible gift today.

Become a Member

Join today for fun activities, good people and fascinating stories of California’s heartland. 

Your membership includes invitations to all events, activities and new exhibits at the Museum. As a member, general admission and parking – when entering Micke Grove Park – is free.


Membership Benefits

Become a Sponsor

The San Joaquin County Historical Society has many opportunities for sponsorships, including annual fundraisers and special events such as San Joaquin Tractor Fest and Festival of Trees. Exhibits, educational programs, The San Joaquin Historian, and News & Notes (our monthly newsletter) are areas where sponsorships would also be beneficial to continue providing a quality museum experience for our visitors and guests.

Festival of Trees Close Up

Become a Volunteer

The Museum is a volunteer-driven institution, with dedicated community members supporting programming in a variety of ways. Docents support the Museum’s educational programs, tours, and the Festival of Trees. The Tractor Restoration Committee meets weekly to restore historic agricultural equipment. The Friends of the Museum program serves as an auxiliary that provides support with variety of tasks, including photography, event planning, and administrative work. If you would like to join any of these programs, please contact the Director of Education.