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Museum Galleries are OPEN!

Current Rotating Gallery Exhibition

"Ethel Percy Andrus:
How One Woman Changed America"

June 28 - September 14, 2014

Ethel Percy Andrus  1881-1967
Progressive Educator * Social Innovator
Cultural Visionary * Founder of The Gables of Ojai

Founder of NRTA * Founder of AARP

Click Here to read an Ojai Quarterly article about Dr. Andrus and the founding of the AARP in Ojai.

Thank you to our Primary Underwriters



Beat the Heat with
"Town Talks" and Events

** NEW Program **
Saturday, August 9, 2014
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
"The Children's Hour"

Every two weeks @ OVM, "The Children's Hour" will present stories and projects from local Ojai authors and experts. Join us the first week for a reading of "The Worry Stone," a story set in the Ojai Valley. On August 23, children will create pictographs. (Details provided below.)

Sunday, August 10, 2014
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
"When the Olympics Came to Ojai"

Revisit the stirring events of the summer of 1984 when Olympic canoe, kayak and rowing events graced Lake Casitas.

Saturday, August 23, 2014
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
"The Children's Hour"

Children will learn about the Chumash and create their own pictographs on stone.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
"Why Build a Genealogy?
And What is Genealogy?"

Whether you wish to start a family genealogy or are in the midst of creating one, local genealogist, Helen (Lana) Fredell, will help guide the way and provide valuable insights.

Events are Free for OVM Members; $5 for Non-Members


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Available for Purchase

Ojai Driving Tour
Audio Guide

Read more about it at VC Star
and VC Reporter

Available at these Selected Venues

* Ojai Visitor's Center *

* Ace Hardware Store *

* Ojai Chevron *

* Ojai Village Pharmacy *

* Rains * 

In the Upper Ojai:
Beatrice Wood &
Stagecoach Station Market *

Call Museum at (805) 640-1390 x203
for additional locations



Museum at Night

130 W. Ojai Avenue Ojai, CA 93023
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Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday: 12 noon - 4 pm

Guided Tours available Tues.-Sun.
Please call the Museum office to schedule

Phone: (805) 640-1390
Fax: (805) 640-1342

Current Members: Free
Adults: $5.00
Children 6-18 $1.00
Children 5 & Under: Free

Historical Walking Tours of Ojai:
Tours run every Saturday from Oct. 5, 2013 to July 26, 2014

Cost: $5, Family $15
Walk-ins welcome - meet at the museum at 10:30 am.
For reservations or a special week-day tour call: (805) 640-1390
Group size: Minimum 8 / Maximum 15

The Ojai Valley Museum has an extensive collection of Art, Native American Baskets, Pioneer Tools, and photographs of early days in Ojai.

The Ojai Valley Museum Research Library houses archives including historical journals that chronicle the events of early to contemporary Ojai Valley activities.

View OVM's interactive website

Learn and blog about
the history of Ojai, California



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