With the port of Los Angeles’ strong legacy of commercial fishing , it may be surprising to realize that there was a time when consumers were leery of eating fish from a can. In the latest edition of the Palos Verdes Pulse, museum director Marifrances Trivelli explains how successful marketing techniques from local canneries made canned tuna a staple of diets across the globe.
The Museum building is temporarily closed until later this year due to construction of the “Town Square”. In the meantime, you can make a virtual voyage from your personal electronic device. Just follow this link to enjoy a 360 virtual tour, made possible by a grant from the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council.
During closure, the museum continues to make its historic photograph collections available online. Visit the website and enjoy rare views of harbor history, along with a few surprises!