Hours and Admission

Hours

Weekends

Normal hours are 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (last entry 4:30 pm). Hours may vary with special events. Be sure to double check the calendar for special hours!

  • History Park grounds are open to enjoy walking; a selection of historic buildings are open — check HSJ Events Calendar for specific building listings.
  • Arbuckle Gallery at the Pacific Hotel is open — check HSJ Events Calendar for specific exhibit dates.
  • Leonard and David McKay Gallery at Pasetta House is open — check HSJ Events Calendar for specific exhibit dates.
  • O’Brien’s Candy Store & Ice Cream Parlor: Summer Hours (4 June – 31 August) Wed-Sun 11:00am – 4:00pm; Winter Hours Fri-Sun 11:00am – 4:00pm.
  • Historic Trolley Rides until 3:30 pm.
  • Check HSJ Events Calendar for specific dates and times of Hands-on History Days and Special Events.
  • The Chinese American Historical Museum is open every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Monday through Friday

9:00 am – Noon (during the School Year)

  • School Programs are in session (these programs are not open to the public).

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm (last entry 4:30 pm)

  • History Park grounds are open to enjoy walking; historic buildings are closed.
  • O’Brien’s Candy Store & Ice Cream Parlor: Winter Hours Fri-Sun 11:00am – 4:00pm; Summer Hours (June 4 – Aug. 31) Wed-Sun 11:00am – 4:00pm

History Park may close due to inclement weather; please check before visiting.

Admission

Monday through Friday

Admission is free year round, except during special events — check HSJ Events Calendar for specific dates.

Saturday and Sunday

Admission is charged for Hands-on History Days and Special Events — check HSJ Events Calendar for specific exhibit dates.

  • Hands-on History: HSJ Members free; 2 & under free; $5 all others.
  • Special Events: Admission varies — check HSJ Events Calendar for specific fees.

History Park is closed on the following public holidays in 2015:

Martin Luther King Day
President’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas
New Year’s Day

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