The Whittier Museum seeks to provide education and foster an enjoyment of Whittier history in our visitors. The purpose of the Whittier Historical Society is to: Discover, collect, preserve, and display objects, documents, photographs, literary or artistic works, and other articles or materials which may establish or illustrate the history of Whittier, the Whittier area, and the State of California . Maintain the Whittier Museum and the Museum's Collections for the education and enjoyment of the general public, as well as for research. Publish and disseminate information to promote appreciation and enjoyment of the above by the widest possible number of residents of the Whittier area.
The Whittier Museum is a medium-sized museum located in Whittier, California, just 30 minutes outside of Los Angeles.