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 Temporarily Closed 

The exhibition space is presently closed as we curate an upcoming installation.


New Exhibit:

"Rites of Passage:

Marking the Seasons of Life"

Open to the public

October 7, 2023

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Admission is always free.  


The recently renovated Museum is located on the beautiful

32-acre grounds of Pilgrim Place, a vibrant and inclusive senior community committed to justice, peace and care of the Earth.

Click here to learn more.

Our Mission

To encourage understanding and appreciation of human diversity though the collection and the preservation and exhibition of artifacts from all parts of the world, with programs that foster appreciative awareness of our common humanity.

2024 Annual Meeting

See the Annual Meeting of the Petterson Museum Friends. (Click for video)

We are pleased to have guest speaker Cantor Paul Buch. He has served as Cantor at Temple Beth Israel in Pomona, CA since 2005, and is a graduate and ordainee of the academy for Jewish Religion/California in Los Angeles. He presented "Rites of Passage within the Jewish Faith" to attendees at the 2024 Petterson Museum Annual Meeting.

Guest Speaker: Cantor Paul Buch

For More Information:

Kaitlyn Bylard

Museum Specialist

730 Plymouth Road

Claremont, CA 91711

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