March 2, 2020

Don't miss an opportunity to experience local art from community participants at the Carriage House/ Ainsley House.  The 2020 Art Show is titled "Joy" and artists from ages 6 and up submitted their works that captured their interpretation of JOY.  The Campbell Museums...

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...

September 30, 2017

This month’s blog posts highlights a few of Santa Clara County’s ghost towns: Holy City, Lexington, and Alma. Read on for some extended history about these towns that no longer exist but have plenty of stories to tell.

September 22, 2017

Our next Campbell Avenue History Walk will be held on Saturday, October 21st at 10 AM by the walnut tree next to Blue Line Pizza. Historian and museum staff member Barney Terrell will lead a dicussion of Campbell Avenue's historic buildings, architecture, and the peopl...

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