Featured Online Exhibit

San Mateo County's African American History

Discover the History

What’s On at the Museum

Walter Moore police badge collection at the San Mateo County History Museum

Politics, Crime and Law Enforcement in San Mateo County

Courtroom A at the San Mateo County History Museum

Courtroom A

Herber Boyer and Robert Swanson of Genentech

San Mateo County Entrepreneurs

Stereoscope display for Living the California Dream at the San Mateo County History Museum

Living the California Dream

Grant Washburn surfing a huge wave at Mavericks in California

Maverick’s

Exhibit wall of photographs from Sports Hall of Fame at the San Mateo County History Museum

Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame

Archival photo of Central Pacific Railroad

After Promontory

Women gathered in front of club building in 1911

Women Changed America and Won the Vote