Exhibits & Events

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.  She will do a reading of her book: Sami and the Orange Balloon: Adventures over Campbell.  There will be crafts and activities for families as well as books for sa...

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 Historical Foundation. The video is called: Campbell’s Roots: Growing Tomorrow’s Potential. It will be shown to the over 5000 school children who visit the Campbell Muse...

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 (photos, drawings, paintings, prints, digital art printed on paper, etc). 3D art has limited space, but small 3D works will be considered. No cost to submit!We wil...

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 the Santa Clara Valley have come together to honor their towns with parades, give thanks for a bountiful harvest through festivals, and continue traditions from...

Campbell's general stores were a vital part of commerce in the bustling nineteenth-century town. Artifacts and photographs in this exhibit tell the story of early general stores and their roles as places of business and community gathering spaces.

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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

The Ainsley House is closed in January and February. The Historical Museum is open year round. Both museums are closed for two weeks during the December holidays.
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Campbell, CA 95008

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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.

Campbell Historical Museum & Ainsley House

51 N. Central Ave

Campbell, CA 95008


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