Balboa Island

Balboa Island Museum & Historical Society


Thousand of visitors have enjoyed our exhibits which showcase the history of Balboa Island and Newport Beach. The Museum Store offers a collection of exclusive and other merchandise that represents the rich history of the area. Visit us today!

Museum Hours:
Monday – Thursday 10am to 5pm, Friday – Sunday 10am to 6pm

Admission: Free general admission on all days. We gladly accept cash donations! Ask about our Kids Scavenger Hunt!

Meetings & Events

Inquire about our rates for your next special event. Contact us at or 949-675-6952

Yelp Based on 7 Reviews Yelp

This museum is located on the "main" street of Balboa Island. It is free, but donations are gladly accepted and appreciated. For the small area that the... More

Small yet cute FREE museum with wonderfully charming staff! They have a nice gift shop but the museum section isn't large. There was cool info about Balboa... More

Review for the gift shop only. I did not enter the museum, which is free to enter btw. We needed a Newport themed card, and didn't find one we liked at... More