The mission of the La Jolla Historical Society is to inspire and empower the community to make La Jolla’s diverse past a relevant part of contemporary life, encouraging exploration of the past in ways that inform the present and shape the future.

   

Upcoming Exhibition

Landscape photograph of cliffs and Torrey Pines

The La Jolla Historical Society is proud to present Rare Trees & Sacred Canyons: Torrey Pines - San Diego's Symbol of Preservation February 11 - May 28, 2023. Click to see more information on the exhibition and related programming.


Wisteria Cottage Gallery

Young man and woman on each side discussing a piece of artwork in-between them on a wall. The artwork is pink and grey with an abstract design.

The Wisteria Cottage Gallery is now closed for installation of the upcoming exhibition: Rare Trees & Sacred Canyons: Torrey Pines - San Diego's Symbol of Preservation and will open again on February 11.


Guided Walking Tours

Woman standing in front of historic structure on large lawn in white shirt and long skirt. Tree and ocean in background.

Join us for historic walking tours of La Jolla and experience its unique history, architecture, landscape and more with LJHS Historian, Carol Olten.

Mark Your Calendar!

Photograph of sliced section of Torrey Pines pine cone

Mark your calendar for events related to our upcoming exhibition!