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San Bruno Walking Tour

Join San Mateo County Historical Association President Mitch Postel in an exploration of San Bruno’s historic business district. The walk down San Mateo Avenue includes the original EIMAC building where...

Burlingame High School Walking Tour

Take a walking tour around the Burlingame High School campus. Learn about the ground's former use as a horse ranch and polo field, the origins of the school nearly a...

Free First Fridays

The History Museum will be open free of charge. The preschool activity hour and tour are offered as online activities. The History Museum’s Free First Fridays program is sponsored by the San Mateo...

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Pigeon Point Lighthouse Walking Tour

Step back in time to the days of the Maritime West on this guided tour of the historic Pigeon Point Light Station. Hear tales of the many shipwrecks that occurred...

Cypress Lawn Walking Tour

 You are invited to dress in Victorian attire or come as you are to annual Victorian Days Heritage Tour.  Take a walking tour of the historic grounds.  The tour lasts...

Wellesley Park Walking Tour

Learn about Wellesley Park, the first exclusive neighborhood in Redwood City that was a starry-eyed dreamer’s vision backed by prominent professionals from San Francisco. During a tour led by the...

Victorian Days

Virtual Event

The Victorian era was named for Queen Victoria who reigned in Great Britain from 1837 to 1901. During Victorian Days at the Old Courthouse, discover what life was like in...

Holy Cross Cemetery Walking Tour (Online)

Virtual Event

The Menlo Park Historical Association will present an online tour of Holy Cross Cemetery in Menlo Park. The cemetery was created for the town in the 1860s. In 1883, it...

San Carlos Walking Tour

Virtual Event

The San Carlos Heritage Association presents this abbreviated virtual tour of some historical sites in San Carlos. In the future, join our full tour see and hear more, especially the...

Free First Friday

San Mateo County History Museum 2200 Broadway, Redwood City

Admission is FREE at the History Museum! Online, preschoolers can learn about planting and harvesting!  Listen to the story Little Sweet Potato.  Then, create a potato stamp at home. The...

Courthouse Docket College of San Mateo’s First 100 Years

San Mateo County History Museum 2200 Broadway, Redwood City

On Saturday, September 11, at 1 p.m., the Courthouse Docket continues as Barbara Wilcox presents a look back at the 100-year history of the College of San Mateo.  This is...

Rancho Days

Sanchez Adobe 1000 Linda Mar Boulevard, Pacifica

The Sanchez Adobe Docents invite visitors to experience life in the 1840s. This family day will focus on what life was like on a rancho in Mexican California. See our...