The Richmond Museum of History is the most significant local history museum in West Contra Costa County. The museum is housed in a Carnegie Library built in 1910 that boasts a permanent exhibit gallery and a space for temporary exhibits and special events. The Museum draws from their extensive permanent collection of artifacts, photographs, and documents to host educational programs and exhibitions for the benefit of the public. The Richmond Museum of History has had a presence in Richmond, California for over sixty years and we are proud to be a cornerstone of the community.


Hours of Operation: Wednesday – Sunday, 1-4 PM
  • $5 for adults
  • $3 for seniors/students over 12
  • Special Admission fee $3 (when applicable)
  • Kids under 12 are always free
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

Directions to the Museum from I-80:
  • Take the Barrett Avenue exit toward San Pablo Avenue
  • Turn right onto Barrett Ave
  • Turn left onto 7th St
  • Continue onto 6th St
  • Turn right onto Nevin Ave
Public Transport:
  • The museum is accessible via AC Transit bus 72 or 76 and is located six blocks west of the Downtown Richmond BART station


Call or Write us:

Phone: (510) 235-7387