P.O. Box 39, 205 Railroad Avenue, Danville, CA 94526
(925) 837-3750
Located at the corner of Railroad and Prospect Avenues in Downtown Danville















HoursT1 Saturday 10 to 1
Museum Hours
Tuesday through Friday: 1 - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm
Sunday: Noon to 3pm

Free to members, modest fee for non-members - Donations Welcome

Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War

Extended through May 3rd

Admission is free for this exhibit and special events!

This national traveling exhibition focuses on Abraham Lincoln’s struggle to meet the constitutional challenges of the Civil War.

The exhibit vividly evokes Lincoln’s struggle to resolve the basic questions that divided Americans at the most perilous moment in the nation’s history: Was the United States truly one nation, or was it a confederacy of sovereign and separate states? How could a country founded on the belief that “all men are created equal” tolerate slavery? In a national crisis, would civil liberties be secure?

A variety of Civil War artifacts and local Bay Area stories add more substance to the exhibit.

To view a link to a description about the exhibit and special events on You Tube click here.

April 14, 2015 – “A Noble Oak Has Fallen” –
a commemoration of the life and legacy of Lincoln on the 150th anniversary of his assassination at 7 pm in the Danville Library, 400 Front St., Danville. Civil War music, Civil War re-enactors, a dramatic performance of “Our American Cousin”, the ringing words of Lincoln, and poetry celebrating his life.


Visit the Museum Store!

Visit the Museum Store for our selection of books, children's toys and tee shirts, and for one of a kind items found only here.

Is your child attending the One Room School Program? We carry sunbonnets, aprons, suspenders, straw hats and vintage dresses in adult sizes, all to help make the experience even more authentic.

History buff?  We carry a wide variety of books on local history, train lore, and for the nature lover, a collection of material on local wildlife and flora native to our area.

Make our store part of your museum experience. Stop by to see what’s new,
interesting, fun and useful. Your purchases benefit the Museum and its many community programs.



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