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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 Events
Bay Point & Clayton Railroad Co. and Cowell Portland Cement Co. Railroads

September 1, 2016

7 pm

Diamond Terrace


Please join us for a presentation on trains that used to roll through the Clayton Valley -- a look back 110 years after incorporation.


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Keller Ranch Historical Marker Dedication 

October 8, 2016

4 pm

Keller House


The Clayton Historical Society will cut the ribbon on the 11th historical marker with a dedication at a CA Register of Historical Resources in downtown Clayton.


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 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.