Visitors to Marin County can choose from a variety of museums scattered throughout our charming communities.  


Bolinas Museum

48 Wharf Road
Bolinas, CA 94924

Founded in 1983, the mission of the Bolinas Museum is to collect, preserve, and exhibit the arts and history of Coastal Marin and to present exhibitions and events that provide inspiration and cultural enrichment to residents and visitors. Admission is... Read More


Hamilton Field History Museum

555 Hangar Avenue, in the historic 1934 Firehouse
Novato, CA   949494

Hamilton Field History Museum features permanent and rotating exhibits exploring the history and stories of Hamilton Army Airfield and Air Force Base, and the life of the field after decommissioning.

Hours of Operation:  Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 12:00 – 4:00pm;... Read More


Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History

15 Park Avenue
Inverness, CA 94937

The Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History is located in the Inverness Public Library and is primarily an archive created to build upon local historian Jack Mason's extensive history collection. The Museum collects and preserves materials pertaining to the... Read More


Marin History Museum

45 Leveroni Court
Novato, CA  94949(
415) 382.1182

Celebrating Marin since 1935!

The Marin History Museum’s mission is to celebrate the traditions, innovation and creativity of the people of Marin County, California. Through exhibitions and education programs built around the expertise of noted historians and an unparalleled collection, the Museum inspires honor... Read More


Marin Museum of Bicycling & Mountain Bike Hall of Fame

1966 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
Fairfax, CA 94930


The Marin Museum of Bicycling is a bicycle history museum and cultural center in Fairfax, California. Highlights include the Igler Collection showing the fascinating evolution of the bicycle with original examples from the 1860s to the 1890s, and the Mountain... Read More


Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MarinMOCA)

500 Palm Drive
Novato, CA  94949

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art is a vibrant arts center that connects art, community and artistic expression. We offer exceptional contemporary art exhibitions that showcase local, national, and international artists, with new exhibits on view every six weeks.

MarinMOCA is located... Read More


Marin Museum of the American Indian

2200 Novato Boulevard
Novato, CA  94947

The mission of the Museum of the American Indian is to provide the people of Northern California with programs and exhibits that deepen understanding and appreciation of Native American cultures. The Museum promotes accuracy, sensitivity and respect for the heritage... Read More


Novato History Museum

815 DeLong Avenue, in the historic 1850 Postmaster's House
Novato, CA  94945

Novato History Museum features permanent and rotating exhibits exploring Novato’s history, from daily life to local industry, beginning with the Mexican land grants of the mid-19th century through modern history.

Hours of Operation:  Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 12:00 – 4:00pm; Free... Read More

Novato Museums Association

Novato, CA 94947

Novato Museums Association is a volunteer organization that represents Novato’s six museums, which includes Hamilton Field History Museum, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MarinMOCA)Marin Museum of the American Indian, Novato History Museum,


The Space Station Museum

464 Ignacio Boulevard at Pacheco Plaza
Novato, CA  94949

There is a need to have permanent space exhibits in the Bay Area to help educate children about the exciting history of space exploration, and to increase the public’s understanding that a strong global commitment toward future space travel is... Read More