Family Past Times

Family Past Times is a fun-filled exploration of history featuring arts, crafts and hands-on demonstrations at the History Museum. Happening throughout the year, these events reflect holidays or the themes of exhibits.

Family Past Times

Lunar New Year

The History Museum will join in Redwood City’s annual celebration of the Lunar New Year. Join us for this Asian celebration of change. The free event includes performances on Courthouse Square.

Family Past Times

Maritime Day

Maritime Day features crafts and activities in celebration of the exhibit Charles Parsons’ Ships of the World.

Family Past Times

Happy San Mateo County Day

In honor of the anniversary of San Mateo County’s formation, the Historical Association holds the annual Happy San Mateo County Day.

Family Past Times

An Old-Fashioned Fourth

Celebrate An Old-Fashioned Fourth! Watch the Redwood City Parade. Then, come inside the History Museum to churn ice cream and make Independence Day crafts.

Family Past Times

Victorian Days

During Victorian Days, discover what life was like in the 1800s through craft activities and a Victorian tea.

Family Past Times

Día de los Muertos

The History Museum joins with Casa Círculo Cultural to present Día de los Muertos, There will be craft activities for kids in the Rotunda. In Courtroom A, members of the community will create a Festival of the Altars.

Family Past Times

Holiday Traditions

The History Museum joins in Redwood City’s Hometown Holidays celebration. Inside the museum, kids can make crafts related to Tree Treasures. There are also free pictures with Santa.