IMPORTANT! Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis events on our calendar may be canceled or postponed.

For a List of Rescheduled Events: click here. For a List of Venues and Organizations in Phased Reopening: click here.

The Balboa Island Museum

The Balboa Island Museum



The Balboa Island Museum has an array of exhibits related to the history of Newport Beach and Balboa Island. The Museum’s collections are comprised of objects, documents, and photographs reflecting the history of Balboa Island and the surrounding areas.

FREE general admission | We gladly accept cash donations!

Open:  Monday – Thursday 10 am to 4 pm, Friday – Sunday 10 am to 5 pm

Parking: Two hour parking is available on Marine Ave.


The Balboa Island Museum

210 Marine Ave Unit B, Newport Beach, CA 92662


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Our Response to COVID-19:

09/11/2020 At the Balboa Island Museum, the health and safety of our visitors and staff have always been our top priority.  Following the guidelines set forth by the State of California and the CDC.  The Museum Store is open.  Any changes and updates to our programs or hours will be announced by email, on our website, and through social media (@bimhs).
Be well and stay healthy.


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