About Us



The Campbell Museums are a repository for archives, photographs, and artifacts dealing with the history of Campbell and Santa Clara Valley. The museums currently house over 10,000 items across three collections areas: the museum collection, an education collection, and a reference collection.

The collection is available for public research by appointment only. In addition, staff research of archival records and reproductions of photographs are available for a fee. Please call the Collections Specialist at (408) 866-2759 to schedule an appointment or request research assistance. The Campbell Museums accept donations to the collection. Please review the Object Donation page before contacting the Collections Specialist about your donation.

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Campbell Historical Museum
51 N. Central Ave,
Campbell, CA 95008
Ainsley House

300 Grant St.

Campbell, CA 95008


12pm-4pm   Thursday-Sunday

Year round, except:


Closed for two weeks during the December Holidays.

Mailing Address
51 N. Central Ave, Campbell, CA 95008
Main Office Line

The  Campbell Museums' mission is to interpret and preserve the history of the Campbell area from its early beginnings to today and to relate that history within the context of the Santa Clara Valley region.

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Campbell Historical Museum & Ainsley House

51 N. Central Ave

Campbell, CA 95008


© 2016 Campbell Historical Museum & Ainsley House