Olinda Museum and Trail
The Olinda Oil Museum and Trail is located at 4025 Santa Fe Road in Brea. The park gates are open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To schedule a group visit or tour, call Sean Matlock at (714) 671-4447.
Currently, the park features the original Olinda Oil Well #1, a once used field office, a jackline pump, a records vault, as well as new public restrooms. In the future, the park will also have a loop trail open to the public.
To view or download an Olinda Oil Museum and Trail brochure, click here.
The park is in need of volunteers to develop exhibits, research funding opportunities, and be a park volunteer. For more information on volunteering, call (714) 671-4447.
Olinda Field House Celebrated 100 Years
A centennial celebration was held on October 6, 2012 at the Olinda Oil Museum and Trail to mark the 100 year anniversary of the Field House. Once the office and headquarters of the bustling Olinda oil operation, the Field House is now filled with artifacts, along with the original safe and warehouse where parts were once stored and organized. The Field House is the centerpiece of the 12-acre Olinda Oil Museum & Trail, a historic park that recapture the sights, sounds, smells and the vital role Olinda played in the development of Brea. Watch a video highlighting the celebration.
Historical Docent Needed
Join the team of dedicated local history enthusiasts who work as docents at the Olinda Oil Museum and Trail. Docents help research exhibit materials give tours and staff the museum. They work closely with the rangers from California State Parks and staff from the City of Brea. Call (714) 671-4447 for details.
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