Welcome to History San José

Welcome to History San José (HSJ), Silicon Valley’s largest and most comprehensive historical organization. We preserve and enrich the cultural heritage of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley through research, collections, partnerships, educational programs and events. Read more...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California’s History Exhibit

    March 20 @ 12:00 pm - December 31 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Christmas in July Fundraiser

    July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Summer Sizzle 2-Day Music Festival !!

    August 6 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  4. Spirit of ’45 Dance

    August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  5. Spirit of ’45 Day

    August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Yesterday, we had the grand opening and ribbon-cutting for the newest addition to History Park, G & A's Gift Shop! Check out some photos from the opening here. Big thanks to Linda Loew for her generous support to help make this new gift shop possible! Special thanks as well to Bonnie Bamburg, Nancy Bracewell, and William Ambrunn for their support. ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterday, we had the grand opening and ribbon-cutting for the newest addition to History Park, G & A's Gift Shop! Check out some photos from the opening here. Big thanks to Linda Loew for her generous support to help make this new gift shop possible! Special thanks as well to Bonnie Bamburg, Nancy Bracewell, and William Ambrunn for their support.

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On this summery #FashionFriday, check out a few of these Victorian and Edwardian era lawn dresses from the HSJ Collection. #dresses #victorianfashion #vintagedress ... See MoreSee Less

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