Historical Society of Palm Beach County

The Leading Source for Palm Beach County, Florida History

The Historical Society of Palm Beach County is the world’s leading resource for Palm Beach County history, housing a permanent collection of millions of objects and images that span over 12,000 years of Palm Beach County and Florida history.

Join us as we educate and inspire visitors of all ages with the history in our own back yard.

Richard & Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum

Current Exhibits

Upcoming Events

From engaging lectures and exhibits, to exploring local history, join us  as we offer programing that makes history come alive!

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Diversity, Equality, & Inclusion (DEI) Statement 

In furthering our mission, the Historical Society of Palm Beach County and Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum pledge to continually work toward integrating values, policies, and practices that ensure equality and inclusiveness for all people without regard to race/ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, citizenship status, or religion.