Preservation engages the past in a conversation with the present over a mutual concern for the future.

William Murtagh   First keeper of the National Register of Historic Places

Virtual Garden Party!

The Secret Garden Tour goes online, Saturday, August 22 at 7:00pm!

COVID closures

Wisteria Cottage

The La Jolla Historical Society Wisteria Cottage Gallery and the Office & Research Center are closed until further notice. 

The Venturi Pergola and Garden

Installed in 2018, this outdoor garden on the lower terrace of the Society's campus is open to the public.  Free admission.

Support Us

Wisteria Cottage Gallery

Become a Member of the

La Jolla Historical Society

Join Today!