Historical Museum & Ainsley House

History Happy Hour 
Upcoming Dates:

July 22: Historian Barney Terrell: THE SEPTEMBER BOYS
In September 1917 over 200 men from Santa Clara County were drafted to fight in WWI. By September 1918 these men were part of the largest American Campaign in history, the attacks in Meuse-Argonne, France. Join us on July 22, as Barney Terrell, tells us their story.


Registration is now open online or please call: (408) 866-2104
For more detailed information, please contact Kerry Perkins (408) 866-2718

  • Event timeline:
    -- 5:30-6pm: doors open, appetizer and beverages available, Ainsley House open for walk through
    --6-7pm: speaker presents with time for Q & A inside the Living Room of the Ainsley House.
    --7-7:30pm: last call for beverages and Ainsley House walk through, clean up.

Barney Terrell WWI
  1. Campbell Historical Museum
  2. Ainsley House
CHM_2013Historical Museum
The Campbell Historical Museum is located in the City’s first public building, Firehouse #1. Visitors can explore the City’s rich history through self-guided tours. Changing exhibits use themes of Home Life, Community, Recreation, and Work to provide insight into daily life in the Santa Clara Valley over the past century. Engaging, hands-on features in each exhibit area encourage personal interaction with historical objects in order to better understand life in the region today.

 Exhibits and Programs
Teacher and Educator Information
  • Ainsley House tour policies:
    Please do not touch or sit on any object
  • Please stay with your docent
  • If you have a large purse or back pack, please carry it down by your side or in front of you to avoid knocking any of the artifacts.
  • There is a staircase to reach the 2nd floor, no elevator
  • Tours can last 30-45 minutes.
Hours: Thursday-Sunday 12pm-4pm


Historical Museum 

Ainsley House 

Combo Ticket 

 Under 7 Free  Free  Free 
 Youth (7-17)  $2  $4  $5
 Adults  $2  $8  $9
 Seniors  $2  $6  $7