There are numerous ways to explore Southern California’s rich history at the Homestead Museum. In addition to a variety of special events and programs offered throughout the year, free guided tours are available Wednesday through Sunday.
If you have never visited us before, you might enjoy watching our introductory video.
15415 East Don Julian Road
City of Industry, California 91745
The museum is located one mile north of SR-60 (Pomona Freeway) at the Hacienda Boulevard exit, 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Click here for a map. Plenty of free parking is available.
The only way to visit the museum's historic houses is on a guided tour. Guided tours are offered Wednesday through Sunday of the Workman House at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m., and La Casa Nueva at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Tours last up to 45 minutes each.
El Campo Santo and the Homestead Museum Gallery (where visitors will find small exhibits on display throughout the year) are self-guided experiences and open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Scheduled Tours are available daily with advanced reservations for groups of 10 or more.
Spanish-Language Tours are offered the second Sunday of every month at 2:30 (of the Workman House) and 3:30 p.m. (of La Casa Nueva).
Admission is free for public tours and most special events; donations are accepted.
• The office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
• The office is closed on major holidays, including Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day.
The museum strives to accommodate all visitors, including those with physical and cognitive impairments. Most of the site is accessible by wheelchair. Tours emphasizing specialized topics or conducted in American Sign Language and select foreign languages are available by appointment. Museum literature is available in Chinese, English, and Spanish.
The Homestead Museum Store is open during the museum hours listed above. You can find everything from T-shirts to reproduction vintage toys on hand throughout the year, along with special holiday items in stock around Easter and Christmas.
There are no food services at the Homestead. There are, however, a number of fast food and sit-down restaurants in the local area. View our Restaurant Guide here. Drinking fountains are available on site.
Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the museum’s picnic area or by the picturesque pond. Groups of 10 or more can reserve the picnic area free of charge by calling (626) 968-8492 during office hours.
The picnic area contains 8 tables that can accommodate up to 60 adults or 74 children. Guests can access restrooms inside the Homestead Museum Gallery (children must be accompanied by an adult). Kitchen facilities are not available and users must ask for permission to operate electrical devices.
The Homestead has an e-mail list! This is an easy way to have information about upcoming special events at your fingertips!. Sign up here. (You will receive between 6 and 8 e-mails per year.)
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