Big Bear Lake Historical Society

  • 800 Greenway
  • BIg Bear City, California 92314
909-585-8100 website email
Enjoy live blacksmith demonstrations, over 1 million artifacts, and nine restored buildings on 2 fun filled acres. Kids gold pan for free (accompanied by a paying adult). Use our sluice and gold pans to find nice pieces of pyrite. Take home what you find and remember an important piece of California's history. Admission is $5 for everyone over the age of 14.

The Big Bear Valley Historical Society is an organization of people dedicated to preserving the rich history of the area and promoting an appreciation of its colorful and diverse heritage.