San Mateo County History Museum 2200 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA94063 The San Mateo County History Museum preserves the dynamic and diverse history of the county inside the old San Mateo…More County Courthouse. The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Inside, the museum hosts exhibits as well as regular tours, lectures, discussions and family and educational programs. Exhibits feature interactive kiosks, video cameras, microphones and learning-lab gadgets for an interactive experience. The museum is also available to rent for special occasions like banquets and weddings.
Museum of American Heritage 1009 Charter St, Redwood City, CA94063 Museum of American Heritage is now located in Redwood City. The museum demonstrates the evolution of technology through…More history, design and other social elements. MOAH was founded by Frank Livermore in 1990, along with several other private collectors. It has tours on the weekends and has many interesting exhibits on display, and rotating special exhibits are featured often. It also has guest speakers and family events. Check out the Web site for the schedule.
Golden Gate Railroad Museum 1755 E Bayshore Rd, Redwood City, CA94063 The Golden Gate Railroad Museum is a nonprofit group aiming to preserve the history of railroads in the Bay Area as well…More as steam and passenger railroad equipment. Membership includes a periodic newsletter, access to monthly meetings and information on upcoming events. The group functions out of an office complex in Redwood City, east of Highway 101.
Encore Books on the Square 2200 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA94063 At Encore Books on the Square, visitors can browse the shelves of one of the largest used bookstores on the Peninsula.…More We sell gently used books of all types, with all proceeds going to the San Mateo History Museum. The bookstore is located on the ground floor of the museum.