The Museum is proud to partner with local schools, homeschool groups, civic organizations, colleges, and businesses to support our community.

Thank you to our Sponsors:


​Become a member and help support free art and history programs in your community! 

Bonita Valley Garden Club

Bonita Optimists Club

​Sweetwater Woman's Club

Las Primeras

Bonita Organic Garden Club - meets 4th Tuesday of the month 6:30pm
Chula Vista Coin Club - meets 1st Thursday of the month 6:00pm

Bahia Sur Kennel Club - meets 3rd Monday of the month 6:30pm

Toastmasters (Sweetwater Valley Club) 3225 - meets every Saturday from 8am to 9am


Mission of the Museum:

The Bonita Historical Society is dedicated to preserving, for public education and enjoyment, the culture, history, arts, crafts, and aesthetic facets of the region, specifically El Rancho de la Nacion in South San Diego County.


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Nuestra Frontera: Our South Bay Families 



Doug Peterson  at Bonita Locksmith

Since 1991

call 619-252-1340, hours: 10-3pm

"Voted Nicest Locksmith in San Diego by the
Bonita Museum Staff"

Nuestra Frontera curator Barbara Zaragoza with members of San Diego's Estudillo family in the museum

The next student photo contest takes place: November, 2019 through February 1,2020.   The selected photos will be acknowledged at the Sweetwater Authority Reception Sweetwater Authority Board Meeting (6 p.m.).



Enjoy reciprocal membership in May 2019!

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The Museum is Open Wednesday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm, or by appointment.

History Display:


History of the Sweetwater Valley
 
New Publication in the Museum

Historic Tales of Bonita

Signed editions by writer Mary E. Oswell



Celebrating 250 years of South Bay San Diego culture.  More information about the exhibition.

Exhibition dates: June 29 - August 24th, 2019


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