Museum of The San Ramon Valley
- Non-Profit Organization
- Entertainment - Family
The Museum of the San Ramon Valley was founded as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in 1985. The Museum is housed in the restored 1891 Southern Pacific Depot in Danville on Railroad Avenue at Prospect. Docents are on duty when the museum is open. School and other tours can be scheduled ahead by calling (925) 837-3750. The Depot is wheel chair accessible.
The Museum of the San Ramon Valley is dedicated to preserving and celebrating our rich history and heritage. The collections and exhibits reflect our human experiences, institutions and cultures that were shaped by the valley's landscape, environment and early settlers.
The Valley's past is featured in a permanent exhibit that includes artifacts, an historical narrative frieze and pictures of historic buildings. The Museum collects, stores and protects artifacts from the San Ramon Valley. A Museum Store offers exciting gifts and remembrances for visitors.
In addition to a permanent exhibit on Valley history, the Museum sponsors revolving exhibits and several guided tours including the Alamo Cemetery and Old Town Danville.
The museum also has a store with assorted train items, gifts, books, notecards, and pictures.
Take I 680 to Danville: Exit I 680 freeway at Diablo Road Go west on Diablo Road to Hartz Avenue ...From the north, go to the right ...From the south, go to the left Turn left (south) on Hartz Avenue Go one block to Prospect Avenue At Prospect, turn right (west) Go one block west to Railroad Two parking lots at Railroad and Prospect ...Northeast corner cross corner from Museum ...Southwest corner behind the depot Museum