Your Place in Local History

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Open for Visitors:
Mid-Day Weekdays and by appointment.

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We serve as your gateway to the community’s rich past and dynamic present.

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Oral Histories

Veterans History & Community History Projects: Let us know if you'd like to participate!

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Written Histories

Read our written histories to learn more about who we are and what we are doing.

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The Laguna Woods History Center (formerly Historical Society of Laguna Woods) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to “preserving today for tomorrow.” Our purpose is to collect, conserve and convey information, documentation and artifacts related to the history of Laguna Woods as a public service,  in perpetuity.  This website is intended to serve as your gateway to the community’s rich past and dynamic present.  It is Your Place In Local History!

Our office and archives are located next to the Laguna Woods Village Library near Clubhouse One. If you are a visitor to our community, please call ahead to schedule an appointment and Gate One access.



Laguna Woods History Center
24266 Calle Aragon
Laguna Woods, CA

Telephone: (949) 206-0150

Contact Us: Please include your contact information in the email.


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