Goleta Valley Historical Society invites you to experience a historic ranch preserved for our community.


The Goleta Valley Historical Society invites you to be a part of our future. As a member, you will help preserve the unique history of Goleta for future generations.

Be the first to know about special events at Rancho La Patera, including lectures, exhibit openings concerts, art shows, festivals and more.

Every member will enjoy:

  • Unlimited admission to the museums at Rancho La Patera including Stow House and the History Education Center
  • Complimentary entrance to the Old Fashioned 4th of July and Holiday at the Ranch
  • Entrance to lectures and select programs
  • Discounts on Goleta Valley Historical Society sponsored and community events
  • A 20% discount at the Museum Store
  • Recognition as a new member in the Society Newsletter
  • Reciprocal membership with Time Travelers, an association of 170+ museums and historical societies all over the United States
  • Reciprocal membership privileges in ROAM, a collection of museums around the globe.
  • The satisfaction of preserving an important part of Santa Barbara County heritage
  • Plus the additional benefits listed under each level

Become a member today!