Museum Exhibits

1955 Black & White photo of 20 women in evening dresses
Forward Club Vogue Night 1955
LGHS Archives

Join the Lemon Grove Historical Society as we host a special Exhibition Opening for our newest exhibit MARCHING FORWARD – The History of the Lemon Grove Women’s Club at the Parsonage Museum.  Saturday, June 10 from 4 to 6 pm.

Enjoy light drinks and appetizers, a mini lecture by our Curator Sarah Lewis, and see a special one-day only display as part of our celebration to open this new special exhibit at the Parsonage Museum.

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

2024 Spring

  • The Forward Club – 100 Years of Lemon Grove Civic Duty and Involvement

Past Exhibits

  • The Treganza’s a Lemon Grove Family
  • 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)