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New Members, Renewals, and Great Gifts

Did you know Old Torrance (founded 1912) was one of the West's first planned industrial city? Preceding you, were many colorful men and women who turned dusty grazing land into one of Los Angeles County's most vital industrial, commercial and residential centers.

By becoming a member of the Torrance Historical Society, you will learn more about the people, politics and events that shaped this community. By getting involved, you too can become a part of this City's history.


Benefits include:
Invitations to special "Members Only" events
Special program presentations
Bus tours
Research privileges in the historic archives
Volunteer Opportunities
Docent Training
Meet fellow Historians
Opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors
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Museum . . .
The Torrance Historical Society and Museum is open free to the public.

Museum Hours
See the Contact Us page for the latest information on Museum hours.

The Museum is closed on the weekends of Mother's Day and Father's Day, and the holiday weekends of Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and the week of Christmas through New Year's Day, unless a special event is scheduled. Please call the Museum to verify hours.

Special hours can be arranged for private tours or research. Please contact the Museum directly at (310) 328-5392.

Museum Address
Torrance Historical Society & Museum
1345 Post Avenue
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 328-5392

We thank you for supporting the Torrance Historical Society and its Museum. Not only does your membership offer a year of enjoyment and enrichment, it also allows you to contribute to the success of the Torrance Historical Society and Museum in presenting exhibits, programs and services of the highest quality. See you at the museum!

See link for the 2023 revised Bylaws.


Annual memberships are renewable in February:

  • Adult $20
  • Family $30
  • Youth (-18) $10
  • Senior (65+) $15
  • Businesses $50
  • Organization $50
  • Individual Life $350
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