Empire Firehouse Update

Work continues on History Park's Empire Firehouse to transform it into a brand new interactive exhibit space. Recently several historic fire vehicles from the San Jose Fire Museum were moved into the space, including a Hand Drawn Chemical Fire Cart, c.1890, and a Hand Drawn Hose Cart, c.1880 - both…

History San José coming down the aisle

Don't miss the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles' upcoming exhibit Wedding Dress: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, which features historic wedding dresses from History San José's textile collection and several vintage wedding photos from our archives. The exhibit explores the evolution of the wedding dress, ethnic similarities and differences,…

Tattooed & Tenacious in the News

Our latest exhibit Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California's History, is in the news again. KQED recently put together a short video highlighting one of the show's featured local artists, Sarah Grossman. Thanks so much to Kelly Whalen and KQED Arts for putting this fabulous video together. Check out…
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