The San Ramón Valley Museum is dedicated to preserving the rich history and heritage of our country and honoring it. The collections and exhibits represent our human experiences, organizations, cultures and the climate, environment and the early settlers of the valley.
A permanent display with objects, historical narrative frieze and photographs of historic buildings highlights the history of Valley. The museum gathers and store artifacts from the San Ramon valley and preserves them. A Museum Shop provides visitors with unique gifts and souvenirs. The museum is hosting rotating expositions and a number of guided tours, including the Cimete d'Alama and old town Danville, in addition to a permanent display on the history of the Area.
The Indian Life services for fourth-grade students are offered to the children of schools in the fall, with the third-grade Tassajara One-room program in the spring. Numerous displays are allowed to be viewed by students.
The San Ramon Valley Museum was founded in 1985 as a non-profit 501(c)3. The museum can be located on Prospect Railroad Avenue in the restored 1891 Southern Pacific depot at Danville. When the museum is open, doctors are on duty. A telephone number (925)837-3750 can be arranged for school and other tours. The facility is open to wheelchairs. As part of a collaboration between the Museum and the City of Danville, the train depot at the Museum of the San Ramon valley serves as an official visitor information center for the City of Danville. The Visitor Information Center provides free of charge information, local maps, guides, the Live Locally downtown guide, Town's Live newsletters and the calendar of community events. Teachers are eligible to respond to visitors ' questions.
The train station is located in the former south Pacific Railroad caboose, behind the Train Depot, which offers free public parking in the Railroad Avenue Municipal Parking Lot.
This adorable spot is conveniently located near some of Danville’s other places of interest. Make sure to check them out on your next visit:
Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site
The Discovery Center
Lindsay Wildlife Experience
Shadelands Ranch Museum
After visiting these lovely spots make sure to stop by and say “Hello” to us at our downtown Danville location, DPG Pavers Danville Location on 4115 Blackhawk Plaza Circle!