Category Archives: Museums and History

USS Hornet Museum

Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation preserves and honors the legacy of the USS Hornet, a national historic landmark, and its role in naval aviation, the defense of our country, the Apollo Program and exploration of space. The USS Hornet Museum connects …
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Stanford Historical Society

The Stanford Historical Society conducts oral history interviews with faculty, staff and other individuals regularly to document the history of Stanford University. As a volunteer-supported organization, we have the following volunteer opportunities: conducting interviews, copy editing, indexing, writing biographies or …
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The Walt Disney Family Museum

What brings together animation, fine art, education, fun, and community? The Walt Disney Family Museum volunteer team! Volunteer at the museum and help us continue Walt’s legacy by creating a unique and lasting experience for our guests. Work alongside our …
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Camron-Stanford House

The Camron-Stanford House is the last of the beautiful 19th century mansions that once surrounded Lake Merritt. In its long life, the house was the private residence of five families instrumental in the development of the City of Oakland and …
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Children’s Creativity Museum

Children’s Creativity Museum is a hands-on, multimedia arts and technology experience for kids. We envision a world where the 3Cs of 21st-century literacy – Creativity, Collaboration and Communication – inspire new ideas and innovative solutions. We believe that the success …
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San Mateo County Historical Association

The San Mateo County Historical Association started in 1935. Dr Frank Stanger, the first executive director, goals were preserving the county’s historical sites, developing an archive for the county’s history and creating a museum dedicated to preserving reminders of the …
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Spaulding Wooden Boat Center

Located in the heart of Sausalito’s waterfront, Spaulding Wooden Boat Center (SWBC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, sharing, and celebrating the area’s rich history of traditional wooden boatbuilding. With its 20,000 sq. ft. working wooden boatbuilding facility, historically …
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San Francisco Architectural Heritage/Haas-Lilienthal

The Haas-Lilienthal House is an historic house museum and landmark located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. The house is maintained by SF Architectural Heritage. There are several gardens adjacent to the House that require extensive care and …
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Museum of American Heritage

The Museum of American Heritage (MOAH) is the Bay Area’s only museum exclusively dedicated to the history of technological innovation in the pre-transistor age. MOAH is an interactive learning center whose mission is to create innovators of the future through …
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