The Museum Gift Shops have the perfect unique gift for local history lovers!

Besides the items shown below, there are additional gifts and souvenirs, such as books, notecards, T-shirts, and sweatshirts, available at each museum. The Gift Shops are open during our regular public hours.

For more information, please call the Novato History Museum at 415-897-4320 or the Hamilton Field History Museum at 415-382-8614.

To order items via mail order, please print, fill out, and mail this form: Novato Historical Guild Gift Shop Order Form.

Novato Township

Novato Township – Land Grant to World War II

Novato Township – Land Grant to World War II
by May Ungemach
The definitive history of the Novato and north Marin area with over 300 historic photos and maps. (496 pages) $29.00

Hamilton Field, an Images of America Book

Hamilton Field, an Images of America

Hamilton Field, an Images of America Book, published 2008. Contains over 100 historic images of Hamilton Field, primarily from the museum archives. $21.00

Novato, Then & Now

Novato, Then & Now

Novato, a Then & Now Book, published 2009. Contains historic photographs of Novato from the Museum archives, compared to Ron Vela’s “now” photographs of the same sites. $21.00

Hamilton Air Force Field Book

An Early History of Hamilton Air Force Field

A Brief History of Hamilton Army Airfield Describes the early conception of coastal airfields in the 1920’s, the efforts of local citizens to acquire land for an airfield during the Depression, a day in the life at Hamilton, and women service units before and during WWII. (12 pages) $3.00

Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished (DVD – previously on video)
Shows historical film footage of the designing and building of Hamilton Army Air Field, explores the military units that served before and after WWII, its roles as Hamilton AFB, and post-AFB. Produced by the Army Corps of Engineers. (28 min.) $15.00

Early History of City of Novato

Early History of City of Novato

City of Novato Early Years (DVD – previously on video)A narrative and pictorial description of the historical development of downtown Novato. (15 min.) $10.00

Holiday Ornament

Holiday Ornament

Ceramic Ornament – Novato City Hall
The front of ornament is a line drawing of Novato City Hall, and the back is inscribed a four-sentence, brief history of the building. It is also marked as “1st in a series of ornaments featuring historic sites in Novato.” $10.00

Novato Tote Bag

Novato Tote Bag

Tote Bag – Novato History Museum
Rugged cotton bag with double straps. Comes in red, royal blue, navy blue, and black. $12.50


Leather Goods

Coin Purse Card Holder Purse with Strap
Coin Purse $12.00 Card Holder $10.00 Purse w/strap $16.00
Unique quality leather goods with the picture of the Novato City Hall on the front. These leather items are manufactured by a local Novato company.


Novato History Collector Cards

Colletctor Cards

Collector Cards

Our famous Collector Cards – 42 cards depicting historical buildings and people from Novato.
Entire set $12.00
Pack of 10 cards $3.00
Individual cards $.30