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San Carlos Museum of History

533 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-2415
+1 650-802-4354
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Every small city needs a museum

Only open 3 hours a week, this is a tiny one room museum. However, it captures the heart of this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janet L
via mobile
I just love museums of relevant local history, this one is really exceptional being located in old firehouse!

By far, best collection of Sorscha Boru ceramics I've seen publicly displayed anywhere. I wish the... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
luggedsteel
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Los Altos, California
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 Nov 2017
“I just love museums of relevant local history, this one is really exceptional being located in old firehouse!”
30 Oct 2017
“Great Stay”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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533 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070-2415
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only open 3 hours a week, this is a tiny one room museum. However, it captures the heart of this small bay community with engaging exhibits, half-hour film, and smiling volunteers. San Carlos wasn’t born until the 20th C but it embraced progress. Did u...More

Thank Janet L
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

By far, best collection of Sorscha Boru ceramics I've seen publicly displayed anywhere. I wish the place had more square footage as ther is a lot of material that could also be included.

Thank luggedsteel
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Very Nice Hotel, well kept ,great location,nice atmosphere , quite,can be recommend to family and Job friends

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

The San Carlos Museum is a delightful collection of San Carlos history - lots of photos and nice displays. You can even purchase a photo of your home, if it happens to be an historical one. Displays are nicely put together and the Museum is...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Nice local historical society museum. The highlight of the museum is the Fire Engine in the main area.

Thank Nick B
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Located in the original fire house building, if it happened in San Carlos, you can learn about it at the San Carlos Museum of History - from the train depot (made of the same sandstone as Stanford University) to Chicken's Ball. Did you know San...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2016

It's a small museum in the downtown, pick up a Starbucks and walk a block over. Open only on Saturdays 1-4pm. Given the limited hours, you'll need to remember to go here otherwise a casual drop-in is not possible. There's local artifacts (it's hard to...More

Thank Paulo D
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