Keep Martinez’s Rich History Alive!

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Two more articles below… Enjoy!

Romantic Martinez at the Museum

Cupid Inspires Romance Exhibit

The Martinez Historical Society invited community members to share their historic memorabilia from events such as weddings, receptions, church ceremonies, engagements, proms, and lovers’ points for our current Romantic Martinez display. We saught items such as photographs, newspaper articles, announcements, and invitations. Come visit with your special valentine!

Martinez Museum,

1005 Escobar St,

Open Tues, Thurs, Sat 11am – 3pm,


Here's a Sneek Peek!

Reasons to Feel Good About Helping Local Museums

  1. Preservation of cultural heritage: Donating items to a local museum helps preserve the history and cultural heritage of a community, allowing future generations to learn about and appreciate the past.

  2. Education: Museums provide educational opportunities for people of all ages to learn about art, history, science, and other subjects.

  3. Economic impact: Museums can attract tourists and generate economic activity in the local community.

  4. Community engagement: Museums can serve as community gathering places and provide opportunities for people to engage with the arts and culture.

  5. Tax benefits: Donating items to a museum may be tax-deductible, providing a financial benefit to the donor.

  6. Personal satisfaction: Donating items to a museum can be a rewarding experience for the donor, knowing that their items will be appreciated and cared for by future generations.


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Time For a Change...

Please be advised: The Martinez Museum will be temporarily closed for one week to allow for staff to update a new display.

May 28th - June 3rd : Museum Will Be Closed

Please plan to come visit the new display “Parades, Picnics and Parks” once the museum reopens. Thank you!