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The Museum of the San Ramon Valley is dedicated to preserving and celebrating our rich history and heritage. The collections and exhibits reflect our human experiences, institutions and cultures that were shaped by the valley's landscape, environment and early settlers.

The Valley's past is featured in a permanent exhibit that includes artifacts, a historical narrative frieze and pictures of historic buildings. The Museum collects, stores and protects artifacts from the San Ramon Valley. The Museum sponsors revolving exhibits and several guided tours including the Alamo Cemetery and Old Town Danville.

School children are served with the First Peoples of CA program for fourth graders in the fall and the Tassajara One-Room School program for third graders in the spring. Classrooms are invited to tour the various exhibits.

A Museum Store offers unique gifts, books and toys for visitors.

Current Exhibit

Holidays in the Valley for Website

The Museum is pleased to welcome the San Ramon Valley Branch Railroad Group who are displaying their N-Scale model trains. For more information about the trains and railroad group, visit

Upcoming Event

The History of the San Ramon Branch Line in the San Ramon Valley Virtual Program

Thursday, December 21 at 11:30 am

This program, presented by Steve Lane and Paul Inghram of the San Ramon Valley Branch Railroad Group, delves into the captivating history of the San Ramon Branch Line that once traversed the picturesque San Ramon Valley. This engaging program will also showcase a meticulously crafted model railroad version of the Short Line.

The San Ramon Branch Line played a vital role in shaping the San Ramon Valley's development, providing a lifeline for transportation and commerce in the early 20th century. This virtual program will take attendees on a journey back in time, recounting the stories and experiences of the communities, businesses, and individuals that were connected by this historic railway.

The lively Danville depot about 1892



Museum Hours 
Tuesday - Friday 1 - 4 pm
Saturday 10 am - 1 pm
Sunday 12 - 3 pm

Admission Fees
Members: Free

Family $10
Adults $5
Children $3 (Under 5 free)

Students (K through 12 with id) - $3
Seniors (65+) - $3

Passport Program: Free (1 adult and 1 child)

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        Museum of the San Ramon Valley, 205 Railroad Avenue, PO Box 39, Danville CA 94526