Locations, Hours & Admissions

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San Mateo County History Museum

The History Museum is an innovative regional history center. Featuring interactive experiences, the long-term exhibits are the place where you can explore the county’s rich and colorful history.

The History Museum is open!

Hours
Tuesday – Sunday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Accessible lift available.

san mateo county museum exterior

2200 Broadway
Redwood City, CA 94063 | Get directions
650.299.0104 | Email

COVID-19 Protocols

Museum Admission

Members: Free

Adults: $6

Seniors & Students: $4

Children: Free
5 and under

The History Museum participates in these free and reduced admissions programs.

Archives

Research the county’s past in the Archives through the books, photographs, maps, newspapers and records.

Hours
The Archives are open to researchers by appointment only.

Accessible lift available.

Archives desk at the San Mateo County History Museum with old newspaper articles displayed

2200 Broadway
Redwood City, CA 94063 | Get directions
650.299.0104 | Email

COVID-19 Protocols

Admission

Free

Encore Books on the Square

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

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Hours
Starting Saturday, June 5:

Saturday

10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Encore Books display table various history books

2200 Broadway, Lower Level
Redwood City, CA 94063 | Get directions
650.299.0104, ext. 234 | Email

Admission

Free

Sánchez Adobe

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

The Sánchez Adobe is open!

Hours
Tuesday – Thursday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Exterior of the Sanchez Adobe in Pescadero

1000 Linda Mar Boulevard
Pacifica, CA 94044 | Get directions
650.359.1462 | Email

COVID-19 Protocols

Admission

Free

Woodside Store

What was it like to go shopping in San Mateo County in 1880? Visit the Woodside Store and find out.

The Woodside Store is open!

Hours
Tuesday & Thursday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Exterior of the Woodside Store

3300 Tripp Road,
Woodside, CA 94062 | Get directions
650.851.7615 | Email

COVID-19 Protocols

Admission

Free