January 13, 2020

March 21, 2020 12pm - 2pm

Author Meet and Greet for a Free Family Fun Day at the Campbell Historical Museum

Come meet Children's book author Venus Martinez Sharp on March 21 at the Campbell Historical Museum.  Ms. Martinez Sharp will be at the Museum from 12 pm-2 pm.  Sh...

January 8, 2020

The Campbell Museums has a new visitor educational orientation video on view at the Campbell Historical Museum.  The video was created and produced by Fixed Heart Films and made possible by a generous grant to the Campbell Museum Foundation from the Farrington Historic...

October 30, 2019

Campbell Museums’ Art Show, 2020: Joy

The Campbell Museums’ Art Show is held every 2 years, with 2020 being the inaugural show!

The theme for 2020 is “Joy,” and is open to the artist’s interpretation.  

Artists must be local to Santa Clara County. 2D art preferred (p...

August 28, 2019

This post explores the life of Benjamin O. Curry, a successful real estate mogul in Campbell's early history.

August 1, 2019

The Museum offers 4 different traveling trunks to use in the classroom or with community groups: Ohlone, Pioneer, Immigration, and Orchards and Canneries.  Each trunks has touchable artifacts, media, a teacher's guide, and laminated images.  Trunks rent on a first come...

July 27, 2019

Follow along to find three local history books that are worth the read this summer!

December 6, 2018

A new exhibit at the Campbell Historical Museum.

Parades and festivals are community celebrations that have been a part of human history for thousands of years. Ancient cave paintings in Spain show a parade celebrating a hunt. For over one hundred years, communities in...

July 19, 2018

Key Ingredients explores how Californians have acquired, preserved, and cooked food throughout the decades. Personal narratives and illustrated period kitchens demonstrate how the domestic roles of women have changed from the time of the Ohlone to the present day.

October 29, 2017

Several important, dedicated and determined women have lived in Campbell throughout the decades. This blog post explores two women who lived and worked in Campbell so much so that Campbell would not be the same without them.

Louisa Weitzenberg (1861 - 1950)

Lo...