Bonita - Bonita Museum and Cultural Center

4355 Bonita Road

Our Mission:
The Bonita Historical Society is dedicated to preserve, for public education and enjoyment, the culture, history, art, crafts and aesthetic facets of the region, specifically El Rancho de la Nacion in South San Diego County.

Our Objectives:
To provide a location that preserves the culture and history of the Sweetwater Valley.
To provide its supporters and the public an historical and contemporary presentation of artifacts, photographs, and other materials relating to the area through permanent and dynamically changing exhibitions.
To provide outreach programs and other educational events for the involvement of people of all ages in our community and elsewhere.
To respond to the needs of children and to stimulate their imagination through educational events and programs.
To provide a place for the community to gather socially and to hold meetings.
To honor the talents of our Fine Artists.


Kim Heiskala

Friday, May 11, 2018
Small space with the History of the Bonita Valley. Very informative. Second room features artist paintings

Patrick Lovette

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018
There to attend a conference...arrived early so invested the time looking around..lovely little slice of SD country history.

monica leonel

Monday, Sep. 18, 2017
I enjoy looking at the history and beautiful art work.

eduardo lopez

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
Lots of history of Bonita. Photos from the early 1900

Philip Duncan

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018