Pioneer Hall at the Presidio


We are very pleased to announce that The Society of California Pioneers is relocating! This summer we will open Pioneer Hall – a public museum and research library – in one of the beautiful, iconic Montgomery Barracks Buildings on The Presidio of San Francisco’s historic Main Post. Details for the opening of Pioneer Hall at The Presidio, including the opening exhibition of rare treasures from our archives, will be announced after our relocation timetable is finalized. Read more at: Alice Phelan Sullivan Research Library and our museum are currently closed as we prepare to reopen both in Pioneer Hall at The Presidio. In the meantime, direct inquiries to


Established in 1850, The Society of California Pioneers is a not-for-profit museum, library, and cultural organization dedicated to advancing the knowledge and appreciation of early California history for the benefit of present and future audiences of all ages.


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