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San Mateo County History Museum

Closes in 9 min: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Interesting Place to Visit for an Afternoon

We went on a Free Friday, which is offered once a month. Lucked out and we’re just in time for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
justjoy2017
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Redwood City, California
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Located in a beautiful old and historic building.

If you are ever in downtown Redwood City, located on the mid peninsula of the bay area, then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HNLLUVER
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Redwood City, California
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2200 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063-1639
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Free Friday, which is offered once a month. Lucked out and we’re just in time for a guided tour which coveted much of the museum. The dome and interior balconies make the architecture something special. Other aspects of the building are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are ever in downtown Redwood City, located on the mid peninsula of the bay area, then visiting the San Mateo County History Museum is a good time! The museum was once located on the campus of The College of San Mateo for years...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Truly a fabulous museum and walk through memory lane. Very interesting displays in several rooms throughout the museum. Need more than a day to cover it all if you are interested in taking time to read through all of the things that are offered.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Many moons ago I worked in this building. It was beautiful then and is still. All the original furniture and well kept.

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

As I have couple of hours to spare , decided to visit this history museum from San Carlos. Reached there at 2 pm and left at 4 pm because they closed at four . I did not actually finished the whole place as I really...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

This place is a family friendly historic museum with lots of interesting displays. Good for small kids too, with interactive displays, including a old street car they can play on.

Thank Red W
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Great place for families, couples and anyone who enjoys local history! Super place for school field trips as well! I take my students every year.

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Wifee and I took in this museum during a recent trip and stay on the peninsula. I found this by chance on Google Earth, checked it out and thought it might be an interesting way to kill a couple of hours. Initially, I planned to...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

The Museum is nicely furnished and supplied with all kinds of historical artifacts. It definitely is worth visiting.

Thank Ilona F
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice venue with vintage costumes and artifacts about San Mateo County. Great sections on World War I and II with cartoons and sketches by the troops. The dome stained glass is amazing.

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