Museum Exhibits

Treganza Family 1913
Treganza Clan – front porch of Kempf Street home

The Parsonage Museum will debut it’s latest special exhibit “The Treganza’s in Lemon Grove” highlighting the Treganza presence in Lemon Grove from the 1890’s all the way through to the Treganza Heritage Park Dedication in 2021. A special focus on the Career of “Big Lemon” designer Alberto Owen Treganza is part of this engaging exhibit.

Located at 3185 Olive St, Lemon Grove CA 91946

LG Museum Sign

The museum is open  Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. or by appointment: weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for tour groups and classes

Call us at (619) 460-4353 or email us for more information about current and upcoming exhibits

The Parsonage Museum of the Lemon Grove Historical Society presents both long standing exhibits central to the understanding of Lemon Grove history and rotating displays highlighting special topics from our archives and special collections. In this manner we hope to keep our museum fresh and ever changing.

Please visit us for a look back in time in Lemon Grove!

Standing Exhibits

  • The Parson’s Study
  • Recreation (Clabby Gallery)
  • The Story of a Building / The Sonka Store

Rotating Exhibits

2022 Spring/Summer

  • The Treganza Family in Lemon Grove and the Treganza Heritage Park Dedication
  • Pioneering Leader in Lemon Grove / Tony Sonka

Past Exhibits

  • Miller Dairy
  • Restoration and Rebirth – Atherton Chapel to Parsonage Museum
  • A Century of Girl Scout Achievements 1918-2018
  • Miller Dairy Remembered
  • The Art and Wit of Don Porcella
  • In the Garden: New Landscapes by Ed Roxburgh
  • Furnishing Lemon Grove (Smith Gallery)
  • The Good Family:  Legacy of a Lemon Grove Family
  • Tony Sonka:  The Force that Built Lemon Grove
  • Story of the Lemon Grove Post Office
  • Richard DeRosset: Seascapes
  • Kathleen Strzelecki: Faces and Souls
  • Story of Lemon Grove Little League
  • Remembering Lemon Grove’s Movie Theaters: Cinema-Dine, Ace Drive-In, Grove Theatre
  • The Kumeyaay
  • Historic Homes
  • Memories of Chester and Billy (with Friends of the LG Library)
  • Vernon Allen: A Retrospective
  • Domestic Life (The Way We Were)
  • Story of Lemon Grove Schools
  • The Great Lemon Grove Mission Rancho Horse Show & Rodeo (1941 – 1957)
  • Lemon Grove in World War II
  • The Treganza Family in Lemon Grove
  • The Sweating Beast: Plowing the New Town of Lemon Grove
  • Lemon Fruit Packing
  • Remembering Lemon Grove’s Movie Theaters
  • Children’s books & cap pistols (glass counter)