San Mateo County History Museum

  • Address:
    2200 Broadway
    Redwood City, CA 94063



The museum's mission is to inspire wonder and discovery of the cultural and natural history of the County of San Mateo.

The History Museum is an innovative regional history center featuring interactive experiences, the long-term exhibits are the place where you can explore the county's rich and colorful history.

The museum features exhibits depicting the history of the Peninsula through the times of the Ohlone Indians, the Spanish explorers, the ranchos, pioneer logging, agriculture, dairy farms, whaling, and the Victorian era of great estates. The museum also features the largest stained glass dome in a public building on the entire west coast!

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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 21,739
  • Reception Capacity 400
  • Theatre Capacity 200
  • Outdoor Capacity 0
  • Banquet Capacity 170
  • Number of Rooms 3
Courtroom A - Gallery Seating
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 21739
  • Banquet Capacity: 84
Courtroom A - Banquet Seating
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 21739
  • Banquet Capacity: 170
Atkinson Meeting Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 709
  • Banquet Capacity: 40