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Clayton Historical Society and Museum

Clayton, California
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Welcome to the Clayton Historical Society and Museum's website!

The Clayton Historical Society was founded in 1974 to "research, collect, record, preserve, display, borrow, share, and interpret local history information and memorabilia, and to promote understanding of Clayton origins and development."

 Upcoming Event
The Legends and Lore
of Clayton, CA

July 15, 2016

5-7 pm

Clayton Museum


Please join us for a private book signing event with Clayton resident and author E. Byrd, who will provide a Q&A on his recent book Legends and Lore of Clayton California.  Entrance to this event is free, with snacks, wine, and personally-signed books available for sale. 


This is also a great opportunity to visit the last few days of the Civil War exhibit, which is free and open to the public.


Learn More 

 Current Exhibit
A Nation Divided
 The Clayton Historical Society presents our current exhibit -- "A Nation Divided" -- featuring the Mementos of the Civil War Years
This exhibit will run from February 12, 2016 to July and is open to the public at no cost, but donations are welcome.  Please visit the Clayton Museum page for viewing days and hours.

About the Museum



Clayton Historical Society

and Museum

6101 Main Street

P.O. Box 94

Clayton, CA 94517-1201
(925) 672-0240   

Wednesdays and Sundays
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.