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.
San Benito County Historical and Recreational Park
The San Benito County Historical and Recreational Park is located on Highway 25, 1 mile south of Tres Pinos. There is a gate fee to the park of $3.00 per vehicle, which is collected by San Benito County. This fee is for the use of the recreational portion of the park and does not support the Historical Village. Please consider a donation to the San Benito County Historical Society to support their efforts in preserving the history of San Benito County. Preservation Campaign
The Historical Village
The Jack O'Donnell Visitor Center and the Model Train Exhibit are open every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. The public is welcome and tours of the Historical Village may be arranged by calling Don Pidd at 831.902.9349 or send an email.
The Historic Village includes a diverse collection of historic homes, buildings, vehicles, farm implements, and more.
Admission to the Historical Village is free (donations are very welcome).
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.