Ventura California Family History Center

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Ventura Family history center 

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Phone: 805-643-5607


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday   10 am to 8pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 5pm
  • Thursdays  10 am to 5 pm
  • Saturdays   10am - 2pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Not open on Holidays.
  • Closed last 2 weeks in August
  • Closed last 2 weeks in December
  • Closed Thanksgiving week

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: Genealogy Clases

Class Schedule 7-8:30 PM, Thursday evenings

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Catalog of films, fiche, books etc on hand in the center is available on line. See "Links" below.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 
  • Hardware and Equipment: 11 new computers, 3 new printers, 6 film readers, 1 Fiche reader, 1 Minolta reader/printer, card reader.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Ventura County Genealogical Society meets at the Ventura Family History Center 1-4 PM the third Saturday each month. See their website

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Ventura FH Center website: Includes catalog of films, books, etc.

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Volunteer at the Center

Volunteers needed and invited  for 4 hour shifts on a regular basis each week. Phone Thomas Shilton, Director 805-659-1671