Changing Exhibits

Our Story

Our Story (February 18 - October 27, 2019) is a two-part exhibit. Transformation of a Courthouse in the Lower Rotunda highlights the changes on the block over 160 years, including images of the four courthouse buildings.  The photographs in 20 Years in Redwood City in the Lane Hallway highlight the activities at the History Museum in the 20 years since it opened at the “Old Courthouse.”

Left: Third and second courthouses after the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

Gardeners of Identity: Basques in San Mateo County

Of the 58,000 Basques living in the United States today, the largest population resides in California. Gardeners of Identity (closes April 5, 2019) explores the Basque culture, how it came to San Mateo County and its many unique traditions that have become an important part of the local community.

San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame

World-class athletes have trained and competed in San Mateo County. In the Upper Rotunda and Hallways, the Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame features plaques with pictures and information about each athlete inducted into the Hall of Fame.

New inductees will be added to the Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame during an event on April 25, 2019.

Do you know the identity of this Jefferson High School athlete?