About the Foundation
Museum Beginnings – A Dream Realized
First Hemet Museum – Mrs. H. O. Percival
Hemet Area Museum Association
Save Our Station
Hemet Heritage Foundation
Hemet Historical Society
We’re On the Move
Hemet Depot Site Development
Our Community Partnerships
Curator – Docents
Pioneers/Early Settlers (1865 – 1900)
Native American (8,000 + years)
De Anza Expedition & Mission Period (1769 – 1830)
San Jacinto Valley Railroad
Historical Buildings/Sites/Areas of Interest
Downtown San Jacinto
Hemet Stock Farm
Santa Fe Train Depot
Hemet Elementary School Building
Whittier & Mayberry
Hemet Water Company/Hemet Land Company
Howard Rose Company
Loomis Turkey Hatchery
What Happened When – Mary Whitney’s List
Calendar of Events
Collections & Exhibits
Western Science Center Archeological Display
Native American Exhibits
Early Americana Exhibits
Libraries – Images and Photographs
Historical Images and Photographs
Miscellaneous Images & Photographs
Become a Member
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is closed during the month of August.
More info coming soon!
We are "dedicated to the mission of preserving and protecting our area’s past so as to imbue in both young and old alike, continued appreciation and reverence for this unique and remarkable place."
Location and Hours
Click to See Location
The Museum is located in the historic Santa Fe Depot at Florida Avenue and State Street in downtown Hemet.
Map and Directions
Click to See Hours
Hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.,Tuesday through Sunday. The Museum is closed during the entire month of August.
For further information, please call: (951) 929.4409.
In the Museum Store
The San Jacinto Valley Railway