The Homestead Museum is currently closed for in-person visitation. Join us for a virtual program and stay tuned for more information.

Online Exhibits

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Only a small percentage of the Homestead’s collection of over 30,000 objects is ever on display at one time, but online, the possibilities to share are endless.

As you click through these exhibit pages, you’ll see fascinating objects and learn the stories behind them as you explore aspects of Los Angeles’ history from 1830 through the 1930s.

If you’re curious to see what else we’ve got in our collection, you can search our database HERE

Check back for new exhibits as we have only just started creating these experiences. You can also sign up for our e-mail list to get updates. 

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Suffrage banners Intro Digital2-01Collective Strength: The Battle for Women's Suffrage

Suffrage is the right to vote. Suffragists in the United States fought for decades to gain this right for women. Why did it take so long? Explore more HERE.

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Drying Out: Living With Prohibition in Los Angeles

When Prohibition took effect in January of 1920, many supporters were not prepared for the consequences that the 18thAmendment would bring. Explore more HERE.