Oral History

The Balboa Island Museum and Historical Society is dedicated to capturing the stories of its founders and current leaders. We have collaborated with local filmographers to preserve these memories.

Help preserve the stories that have shaped our Newport Beach community.

 

 

Legacy Project Videos

Please contact the current project coordinator, at director@balboaislandmuseum.org, if you’d like to
participate in this ongoing project. The following videos are media links to the interviews.

 

We hope you enjoy these edited highlight reels from the footage. These are key themes identified within the larger collection of interviews.

Help preserve the stories that have shaped our Newport Beach community.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

The New Balboa Island Museum pays homage to the island so many of us know, love and call home – and a place that continues to capture the imaginations and hearts of visitors the world over.

 

Hours of Operation:

The Museum is currently CLOSED due to guidelines set forth by the State of California and the CDC

The Museum Store is OPEN: Monday – Thursday 10am to 4pm, Friday – Sunday 10am to 5pm

Closed: New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, 4th of July

Admission: Free general admission on all days. We gladly accept cash donations!

Ask about our Kids Scavenger Hunt!

Parking: Two hour parking is available on Marine Ave. You can park in the surrounding neighborhood for the extended day.