Free First Fridays

Admission will be free at the History Museum on the first Friday of the month. Explore the museum, enjoy Playing in the Past and a General Tour.

Playing in the Past

Preschool Activity Hour starting at 11 a.m.

An exciting hour of crafting, exploring and storytelling held the first Friday of the month. Each month there is a different craft and story. Starts in the Wells Fargo Learning Center.

 

Come learn about the Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights! Make a clay diya (oil lamp) to take home. Then, join us in exploring the Land of Opportunity: The Immigrant Experience in San Mateo County where you can listen to the story Let’s Celebrate Diwali.

General Tour Starting at 2 p.m.

Explore local history from the time of original Native American residents to today. This hour-long tour will include some of the highlights of the museum's long-term exhibits. Starts in the Rotunda.

Upcoming

December 2, 2018: Jack's House in Living the CA Dream

January 4, 2019: Cars Rushing! Honking! Zooming! in Journey to Work

February 1, 2019: Chinese New Year in Land of Opportunity: The Immigrant Experience in San Mateo County