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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.

Chula Vista Art Guild 2018 Exhibition

October 12 thru November 24, 2018

Blooming Art Reception  

Friday, October 26 , 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Join us for an exhibition of artwork by the Chula Vista Art Guild and arrangements by local floral designers.  A Bonita Valley Garden Club event.

The next student photo contest takes place: November 26, 2018 through February 1,2019.   The selected photos will be acknowledged at the Artists Reception (5 p.m.) and awards presentation at the March 13, 2019  Sweetwater Authority Board Meeting (6 p.m.).

History Display:

History of the Sweetwater Valley

Day of the Dead, Public Ofrenda

with the Siqueiros Foundation 

November 1 & 2

New Publication in the Museum
Historic Tales of Bonita

by writer Mary E. Oswell

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:

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"

4355 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA 91902  *  phone: 619-267-5141  * follow us on Facebook  &  Instagram

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

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