Mission: Founded in 1935, the not-for-profit marin history museum celebrates the traditions of innovation and creativity of the people of marin county. Through responsible collection, preservation and exhibition, the museum provides collaborative educational and programming opportunities to all segments of marins communities.
Programs: The marin history museum collects, preserves and shares the stories of marin's history, caring for 20,000 artifacts, over 200,000 photos and a full research library. Museum administration, collections & research and exhibitions are offered across its boyd gate house in downtown san rafael, ca and its collections & research facility in novato, ca. The museum is a member of the north america reciprocal museum program, occupies and cares for the boyd gate house, on the national register of historical places and has acquired more than 50 artifacts in the last year.