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Redwood City, CA 94063
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of Museums

Plan Your Visit

San Mateo County History Museum

The History Museum features interactive experiences where you can explore the county’s rich and colorful history.

Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $6 adults, $4 seniors & students,
Free children 5 & under
The History Museum participates in these free and reduced admissions programs.


Research the county's past through the books, photographs, maps, newspapers and records.

Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 12:30 - 4 p.m.; Sunday, 12 - 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
Location: History Museum

Sanchez Adobe

Visit one of the oldest buildings in the county, and get a glimpse of what life was like before the Gold Rush.

Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.
Admission: Free

Woodside Store

What was it like to go shopping in San Mateo County in 1880? Visit this historic site and find out.

Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, 12 - 4 p.m.
Admission: Free

Encore Books on the Square

Browse the 30,000 used books to find great deals on both fiction and non-fiction books.

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: History Museum
All occasions.