Museum & Walking Tours

When the Museum is open, a trained docent is always on duty and can provide exhibit tours for visitors who drop in. Reserved tours are also available during open or closed hours by appointment. Large groups are encouraged to call ahead to assure that a docent is available for your group. (925) 837-3750.
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Old Town Danville Walking Tour

Our most popular tour goes through Old Town Danville and lasts about one hour. Trained docents will tell you about the origin of street names, the impact of fires and about the people who lived here. A special tour featuring Eugene O'Neill's time (1937-1944) is also available. For reservations call Donna at the museum 837-3750. A $5 donation is requested.

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Alamo Cemetery Tour

Trained docents reveal stories of pioneer families during a special walk-through the cemetery 130 El Portal, Danville. For reservations call Donna at the museum at 837-3750. A donation of $5 is requested.
Watch for announcements of spring and fall public tours.

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School Tours

Public and private schools (local and regional) are invited to bring classrooms of children for docent guided tours in the Museum. Tours for school classes at the museum are conducted by trained docents and can be tailored to meet the teacher's requests. Old Town Danville and Alamo Cemetery tours are also available. Call 925-837-3750 or send an email to srvmuseum@sbcglobal.net for a reservation.

Friday Night Walking Tours

Tour of Historic Downtown Danville
Every Third Friday Night from April - October
6:15 pm
Tour leaves the Village Theatre at 233 Front Street and is led by Danville town council member and former Mayor, Karen Stepper. Tour ends at 7:30 with a glass of wine at a local restaurant.
Museum donation: $5
RSVP: 925-837-3750 or 925-998-8865
or by emailing srvmuseum@sbcglobal.net
2016 Docent Walking TourKaren Stepper

Other Custom Tours

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A variety of exhibit, theme and depot tours at the museum may be arranged by contacting Alice Brydon at 837-1339. Special tours may be scheduled when the museum is closed. A donation is requested.