Exhibits & Events

Take a peek into the lives of Campbell's teens through the lens of Campbell Union High School. Images are from the CUHS yearbooks from 1960-69

Take a peek into the lives of Campbell's teens through the lens of Campbell Union High School. Images are from the CUHS yearbooks from 1950-1959

Take a peek into the lives of Campbell's teens through the lens of Campbell Union High School. Images are from the CUHS yearbooks from 1938-1949.

Go behind the scenes at the Campbell Museums to explore "What's in the Box?" Museum Collections Specialist, Anna Rosenbluth, will open one of the Campbell Museum's collection boxes and reveal what is inside and the hidden history of those objects. This is video 3 of a series of What's in the Box?

Go behind the scenes at the Campbell Museums to explore "What's in the Box?" Museum Collections Specialist, Anna Rosenbluth, will open one of the Campbell Museum's collection boxes and reveal what is inside and the hidden history of those objects. This is video 1 of a series of What's in the Box?

Go behind the scenes at the Campbell Museums to explore "What's in the Box?" Museum Collections Specialist, Anna Rosenbluth, 

will open one of the Campbell Museum's collection boxes and reveal what is inside and the hidden history of those objects. This is video 2 of a series of What's in the Box?

In the spirit of remote learning, the Campbell Museums presents ALPHABET HISTORY. In addition to other tidbits and virtual History Happy Hour, we will present the Alphabet with each letter representing an artifact, image, or other historical element of the Campbell Museums. Even though the Campbell Museums is closed temporarily, we look forward to building more online content and seeing you in person soon!  

 

Sending and receiving mail is something that many of us take for granted, until it is threatened.  Currently, the USPS is faced with a funding crisis but throughout its history, the Postal Service has faced many challenges as well as dangers.  The act of delivering mail was a very real threat.  Watch our video on the Dangers of Delivery, then take our trivia quiz to test your USPS knowledge.  When you are done, write a letter...

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  It is always a great day to enjoy some Mexican food and drinks.  But, why do we celebrate it?  How did it become an American Tradition?  Check out this History Mystery to learn more.

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

 
Ainsley House
300 Grant St.
Campbell, CA 95008

 
Hours
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.
 
Mailing Address
51 N. Central Ave
Campbell, CA 95008

 
​Main Office Line
408-866-2119

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

408-866-2119

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