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A painting of the Hemet Depot in 1915 by Thomas Kincaid.

Our Mission

Upcoming Events


We are dedicated to the mission of preserving and protecting our area’s past so as to imbue in both young and old alike, continued appreciation and reverence for this unique and remarkable place.

We Need Your Help

Our volunteers and members are the backbone of our organization. They give us clout with elected officials, provide critical funds for our operations, and lend a hand on important issues. When you join Hemet Heritage Foundation you become an important voice for historic preservation in your community.

Find Us

We are located at:

100 W Florida Avenue

Hemet, CA 92543

(951) 929-4409

We are on the northwest corner of Florida Avenue and State Street.


Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

11:00 am–3:00 pm

Membership Info

Monday, May 27, 2024

Memorial Day Picnic at the Estudillo Heritage Park.

San Jacinto Valley community members are invited to an old-fashioned picnic on the grounds of the Estudillo Mansion. Bring your family! The volunteers at the Hemet Museum and the San Jacinto Museum would love to celebrate Memorial Day with you.

The picnic takes place from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

150 S Dillon Avenue
San Jacinto, CA 92583

Parking is along Main Street off of 7th Street. Disabled parking on Dillon Avenue.

For more information, visit the Events page or click the image below and a PDF file will open in a new window.

Final Memorial Day Picnic at the Estudil

April 26, 2024

KCAL News (Los Angeles channel 9) visited the museum and filmed a 3:48 segment for their morning news. Watch it here.

Monday, June 10, 2024


The Hemet Heritage Foundation presents Hemet City Parks and the People They Were Named After. The presenter will be Anne Jennings.

The presentation is from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. The doors open at 6:00. The event is free and refreshments are available.

The presentation will take place at:

Memorial Funeral Services
1111 S State Street

Hemet, CA 92543

(located in the Diamond Valley Shopping Center, across Stetson from McDonald's)

Monday, July 8, 2024


The Hemet Heritage Foundation will not be meeting in July and August.

Find Us

We're located at 100 W Florida Avenue at State Street in Hemet.

Enter the parking lot from the State Street side. There is no entrance on Florida.

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