Welcome to the Historical Society of Long Beach About Us Water Changes Everything Through a photographic exhibition HSLB explores how humans attempted to harness water sources to develop a city. Visiting Hours Updates Learn more about our visitor and holiday hours and how to request a research appointment. Exhibitions and Programs The Historical Society of Long Beach highlights remarkable individuals who uplift our community. Highlights Pandemic Project The Pandemic Project: Stories from Long Beach during the COVID-19 outbreak of 2020 The Historical Society’s Annual Cemetery Tour Learn more about The Historical Society’s Annual Historical Cemetery Tour. Highlighting The Historical Harbor Explore the Long Beach Harbor through a collection of photographs from the Risinger collection.