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, an historical narrative frieze and pictures of historic buildings. The Museum collects, stores and protects artifacts from the San Ramon Valley. A Museum Store offers exciting gifts and remembrances for visitors.

In addition to a permanent exhibit on Valley history, the Museum sponsors revolving exhibits and several guided tours including the Alamo Cemetery and Old Town Danville.

School children are served with special Indian Life programs 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.

Upcoming Event

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Back to School Under the Stars
Virtual Gala

Hosted by Dan Ashley, ABC7 News Anchor

Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm


Join us for the last virtual Back to School Under the Stars!

This year the museum will be hosting its (hopefully) final virtual gala with plans already in place to be back at the One Room School House in 2022. Please join us virtually. You will have some fun as well as help to raise some much-needed funds for the museum.

Building on the fun and success of last year, The Museum of the San Ramon Valley signature fundraising gala Back to School Under the Stars is scheduled for August 14, 2021, from 6-7 PM. The event will be hosted this year by Dan Ashley, ABC Channel 7 news anchor. The gala will be virtual this year available over Zoom.


Register for Event

For more information and to register, visit the Gala Website.

Online Auction

Our online auction will feature some popular return items and some new and exciting new items.

Bid, Win, Repeat on everything from vacation home rentals, fun experiences, restaurant gift cards to gift baskets filled with your favorite things. Browse a few of the exciting items starting August 1st and then check out all of the items beginning August 9th when the auction opens. 
Register to bid here and then click on Get Started. You'll be asked for your contact information and to enter your credit card to our secure system. Once registered, you'll be set to bid once the auction opens.


Interested in donating an item, please email info@museumsrv.org.


Sponsor the Gala

Interested in sponsoring the gala, visit our Sponsorship page.

Thank You to This Year's Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

Kubas Logo (2)

Silver Sponsors

Berckefeldt Logo 4
Trumark Homes

Bronze Sponsors

Capital Insight - Jacob Reid for Constant Contact
Candace Andersen Logo (2)
Merrill Lynch - David Zeising for Constant Contact

Current Exhibit

Model Trains 
Running Through the Depot
June 19 - August 22


Model trains are here for the summer!

Family train passes are available for $15. The pass entitles families to return every day during trains. 

Special Summer Hours During Trains:
Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 1 pm
Sunday 12 - 3 pm

Diablo Pacific Short Line Railroad at the Museum 
Saturday, July 17 from 10 am -1 pm
The Diablo Pacific Short Line Railroad will be up and running outside the Museum. This admission free exhibit of portable large scale model railroads is an amazing site for young and old alike.
The DPSL is constructed in “large scale” (garden railways, G scale) modules to encourage participation and observation by young children through those of senior age. It is built on table-tops low enough to be visible to children in order to stimulate and respond to their interests in the railroad.
Each module is individually constructed with unique themes or scenery, but the rails are designed to interlock to provide various configurations, depending on the space available at each venue. Trains are run via electrical or battery-operated controls. They represent steam locomotives of the late 19th through the middle 20th century and diesels and electric locomotives of the ‘40s and ‘50s until the current era. Both freight and passenger trains are depicted.
The trains will be running inside and outside the Museum on July 17 so All Aboard!


Special Summer Hours
June 19 - August 22

Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 1 pm
Sunday 12 - 3 pm


Admission Fees
Members: Free

Passport Program: Free (1 adult and 1 child)
Family $10
Adults $5, Children $3 (Under 5 free)
Students (K through 12 with id) - $3
Seniors (65+) - $3

Join the museum or donate today!

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