Skip to content


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 contact the museum to assure that a docent is available for your group at or (925) 837-3750.


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 $10 donation for adults and $5 donation for children is requested.


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 or send an email to 

Watch for announcements of spring and fall public tours.


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 for a reservation.

Other Custom Tours


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.