Historical picture of the Templeton Train Depot
Historic aerial view of Templeton, California
Mrs. Goodell with her kindergarten class in 1950 at the Templeton Elementary School
Historic aerial view of Templeton, California including the Feed and Grain building in downtown
An antique sink in the Kitchen Exhibit at the Main House
Blacksmith Max Randolph doing demonstrations during Founders' Day. https://www.instagram.com/max_randolph_studios/
Horstman-Orcutt Meat Company in Templeton, California
Volunteers and members of the Twin Cities Hospital medical staff during the Templeton Historical Society walk down the parade route during the 4th of July Parade
Restored 1933 Templeton School Bus at the 4th of July Parade

Conserving Templeton’s Legacy

Conserving Templeton’s Legacy

Collect • Preserve • Exhibit • Record

Welcome to the Templeton Historical Museum

The purpose of the Templeton Historical Museum Society is to collect, preserve and exhibit artifacts and records relating to the history of Templeton and the surrounding area.

Located at 309 S. Main Street in Templeton, California

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Admission is FREE

Membership & Volunteers
Business Sponsors
Funding Goal 2024


Join us at one of our many events in Templeton!


Take a preview of our exhibits on display at the museum.


Become a member and support the collection of history in Templeton.


We have three buildings that house our collections.  Explore them in Templeton.


Families made a difference in Templeton, California.  Here are just a few.

Recent Exhibits

We have three (3) buildings to explore & a host of small exhibits

Get involved today!

Join the vibrant community at the Templeton Historical Museum Society and play a vital role in preserving our rich heritage! Whether you have a few hours to volunteer or the ability to contribute funds, every bit of support helps us bring history to life through engaging exhibits and dynamic events. Your involvement ensures that the museum remains a cornerstone of learning and inspiration for generations to come. Get involved today and be a part of making history!