The San Benito County Historical and Recreational Park is located on Highway 25, 1 mile south of Tres Pinos. Visit the Historical Village today
The San Benito County Historical Society is a 501(c)3 organization and relies on its members for operating costs throughout the year. We encourage you to join our organization.
2nd Monday of each month
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
No charge for visit during these hours.
PLEASE E-mail prior to visit.
Make A Gift
Learn about the many benefits of planned giving to the San Benito County Historical Society through the Community Foundation, your charitable giving partner.
For more information and to give, visit the Foundation’s Giving Page.
Guidelines for use of the Research Center
Please let us know in advance when you are planning to visit
Please sign in
Staff will pull materials for you and will also refile or re-shelve them
No food or drinks allowed
Pencils or laptops only
Permission for digital photos of our holdings required in advance
No digital photos or photocopies of our photos
Fee for photocopies: 25 cents each
Photo Reproduction / Publication
With the rich history of San Benito County, we get many requests for photos to be reproduced or used in various publications. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules and guidelines and fees regarding the use of photos in your project.
If you have any questions, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wapple House Museum is open by APPOINTMENT ONLY until further notice. We look forward to providing you with a peek at George and Gertrude's home. Please call 831.635.0335 for an appointment.