Ever - Changing displays of local history.

The Nixon Years
The story of San Clemente, founder Ole Hanson and The Western White House in pictures, mementos and memorabilia.

The Founders Era
Extensive records of the building of San Clemente 1925 - 1229.


In order to foster greater community appreciation and identity and preserve and promote the heritage of San Clemente, the San Clemente Historical Society operates a Museum and Research Center in the Historic City Hall at 101 South El Camino Real. The Museum offers ever-changing displays of local history from the time of the Native Americans to the present, with a special emphasis on the Founders Era (1925-1929) and the Nixon Era (1969-81). Visitors can buy maps to historical sites as well as books and mementos of local history. Archivists are available - by appointment only - to assist serious researchers.



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