Plan Your Visit

Hours & Admission

Moulton Museum is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays during regular operation hours from 11am-3pm. Admission is free during this time. We also accept tour requests for other times, at a charge of $5 per person. 

Adults

Free during regular hours, $5/person for special tour requests. 

Seniors (55+)

Free during regular hours, $5/person for special tour requests.

Students (12 and up)

Free during regular hours, $5/person for special tour requests.

Children (12 and under)

Free during regular hours, $5/person for special tour requests.

Parking is free in the Moulton Ranch Center. Handicap parking is available near our site.

Currently on Display at the Moulton Museum

Current Museum Exhibit

1874: Into the West” tells the story of western expansion through the lens of Lewis Moulton, who came to Orange County as a pioneer in 1874. Through artifacts, multi-media, and hands-on interactives, the exhibit opens the visitors’ eyes to Lewis Moulton’s business and personal choices, and to what else was happening in America in 1874. It is and open to the public on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 11am-3pm.

Current Nellie's Gallery

“VIEWPOINTS – Imagining the Landscapes Before Us,” is an engaging exhibition showcasing the remarkable plein air paintings of Laguna Beach artist Michael Obermeyer. He uses historical references to transport viewers on a journey through time, depicting the familiar landscapes of Orange County, California, as they existed generations ago, inviting us to explore these locations through a fresh lens.

Directions

We are located in the Moulton Ranch Center. Our cross streets are La Paz and Cabot Road. If you take the 5-Freeway, exit on La Paz and go southbound. Parking is free in the Moulton Ranch Center. Handicap parking is available near our site.

Accessibility

We are an augmented app enabled museum. We offer hybrid learning opportunities with our digital galleries. Please let us know how we can assist you with any site accessibility requests.

Tours

Currently we offer three unique tours. They are of 1874: Into the West, Nellie’s Gallery, and the Moulton Ranch Mural. Please ask us how we can schedule all three experiences for your group. We suggest that each tour last about 20 minutes long for each offering.

If you plan to visit the museum with more than 12 people, contact us ahead of time so we can help you plan your day. Field trips for public, private, homeschool or charter schools are welcome! We have specific curriculum built for each group to have a interactive and enriching experience. We provide our passport program with learning worksheets to students. We offer our film series in-advance with our vocabulary worksheets.

We offer Girl and Boy Scout Programs. Please provide your group’s ages and preferences. 

Tours are $5.00 per person and scheduled in-advance. We offer a variety of options, so please complete our form. 

If you plan to visit the museum with more that six people, contact us ahead of time so that we can create a custom tour experience.

Souvenir Coins

Museum Store
Visit our gift shop filled with licensed apparel with novelty gifts. Support our 501c3 by purchasing our items. View our store online and ship directly to you with our order fulfillment.

Penny Press 
We have a penny press machine. Collect all four designs and add them to your collection. Each souvenir coin will require two quarters and a penny. 

Rentals

Moulton Museum offers unique event spaces that can accommodate a wide range of events and group sizes. Inquire about our facility rentals. We work with a team of event planning professionals. Ask about our preferred caterers and vendors list.

Staff & Partners

We work with a team of experts in every field. We have curators, historians, photographers, conservators, educators, and web developers. Reach out to us to learn more about this opportunity.