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Thank you for your interest in the history of Richmond, California! Please consider visiting the museum and travel through time with us to learn about what Richmond was like in the past. Visitors describe the Richmond Museum of History as a hidden jewel of the East Bay!


“Quilts of the Home Front” exhibit is open until
June 29, 2014!

Saturday April 19, 2014
Richmond Museum of History 400 Nevin Avenue 510-235-7387
2-4 pm
Live quilting demonstration
Join us at the Richmond Museum of History and see a demonstration of LIVE quilting with our very own East Bay Heritage Quilters! Machine quilting, hand quilting, and hand applique will be demonstrated by master quilters. The program is free with admission to the Quilts of the Home Front exhibit ($5).

Sunday May 18, 2014
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Avenue Richmond, CA 510-235-7387
A conversation about Story Quilts with Mary Mashuta
We are so proud to be hosting a program about Story Quilts with renowned quilter Mary Mashuta in conjunction with the Quilts of the Home Front Exhibit. The program is free with $5 admission fee for the Quilts of the Home Front exhibit.

Exhibit details at a glance::

When: Open until June 6, 2014
What: Quilts of the Home Front Exhibit
Where: Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Avenue Richmond CA 94801
Cost: $5 admission fee

Chris Treadway: Internment quilts a highlight of Richmond museum exhibit

Admission to see the quilt show is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors/students.


Our Mission is to promote and encourage the study and research of Richmond's history (including the greater Richmond area) and to disseminate knowledge of that history; to collect, preserve and display historical materials and artifacts of significance to Richmond, and to mark, preserve, and maintain places of historical interest. The Richmond Museum of History is a non-profit organization and relies solely on the support of the community. We generate income through annual paid memberships and through fund-raising activities. The Museum also relies on the residents (and former residents) of Richmond for donations to its collection of artifacts and photographs.


Richmond Museum of History
400 Nevin Avenue Richmond, California
Phone: (510) 235-7387

Museum Hours: 1pm-4pm Wednesday-Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday

Museum Admission: 2$ dollars for adults, Students and senior citizens 1$, Children under 12 are free with adult. A special fee of $3 is required to view the Quilts of the Home Front exhibit for a total of $5 admission fee

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Burns Family Photo
Burns Family Photo.
124 10th Street, Richmond. 1910
Photographs give a candid view of life in the past.

Ships Wheel
Maritime Display, Ship's Wheel

Artifacts displayed in life-like situations give the impression of having traveled back in time.

Richmond History Throw
Richmond History Throw
Available from the Gift Shop

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