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

Walking Tours 2013 Schedule

Walking Tours - General

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.

Walking Tours of Old Town Danville, Alamo Cemetery and Tassajara One Room School House (spring only) are available by appointment.

From May-October, Old Town Danville Tours are available without an appointment on the second Saturday of each month at 10 am, beginning at the Museum. From April - October, Old Town Danville Tours are available on the third Friday of each month at 6:15 pm, beginning at the Village Theatre.

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 or Eve at the museum 837-3750. A $3 donation is requested.

From May-October, Old Town Danville Tours are available without an appointment on the second Saturday of each month at 10 am, beginning at the Museum. From April - October, Old Town Danville Tours are available on the third Friday of each month at 6:15 pm, beginning at the Village Theatre.

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 or Eve at the museum at 837-3750. A donation of $3 is requested.

Watch for announcements of spring and fall public tours.

 

Tassajara School Tour -

This special tour is available from February to May each year. It includes a visit to the 1889 Tassajara Grammar School at 1650 Finley Road east of Danville and a short version of the museum's one-room school program. Picnics are a possibility. For reservations call Joan Kurtz at 837-4182. A donation is requested.

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.

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.

 

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