Historical Museum & Ainsley House

Campbell Sports Exhibits at the Historical Museum
The Campbell Historical Museum is opening a new exhibit highlighting many of the famous athletes who helped shaped the community of Campbell and put the community on the map.  The Record Makers/ Barrier Breakers explores athletes from Campbell who have made world records and broken barriers.  The exhibit features  the Campbell Little League, the Kaeding racing family, Title IX, Skateboarding and many more.  Visitors will also get a chance to interact with video on two touch screen tablets, try a balance board, test their reaction time and more.
The Campbell Historical Museum is open Thur-Sun from 12-4pm.
Admission is $2/ person ages 7 and up.

Ainsley House presents:
History Happy Hour!
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OCTOBER 23: Artist Lori Van Meter: The Art & Architecture of Bay Area Cemeteries:
5:30-7:30pm inside the Ainsley House
Doors open at 5:30pm
Speaker presentation 6:00pm
Light appetizers, beverages and a walk through of the Ainsley House included.
Registration is required as seating is limited (36 people max).  $15/person admission price will include, snacks and two drink tickets, plus entry into the lower level of the Ainsley House.  Please note that these programs will be for ages 21 and over. Registration can be taken online, at the Campbell Recreation Office (1 W. Campbell Ave Rm C-31, 95008), or by phone at (408) 866-2104. 

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Spooky Night 201511th Annual SPOOKY NIGHT HALLOWEEN Event at the Historical Museum
Friday, October 30: 2-6pm.
$5/ child for ages 3yrs and up
crafts, activities, scavenger hunt and in conjunction with downtown Campbell's trick or treating!!
Letters to Santa 3SANTA CLAUS is coming to TOWN!
 The Museum has two chances for you to get your Christmas list to Santa:
Write Santa a letter and he will write you back!! Between Nov 1 & Dec 15 if you send a letter to PO BOX 1, Campbell, CA 95008 and give Santa your return mailing address, he will send you a letter back!
And, mark on your calendars: NOV 28 from 10am-1pm SANTA will be at the AINSLEY HOUSE taking pictures with families.
$10/ family but BYOC (Bring Your Own Camera)
  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


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