Novato’s two history museums are founded on a partnership between the City of Novato and the Novato Historical Guild.
The museum buildings and artifacts are owned by the City and the Guild provides the volunteer staff to operate the museums.

City of Novato – Novato Historical Guild

In Partnership to preserve and share our history

City of Novato Partnership

Novato History Museum

Novato History Museum

Novato History Museum

In the historic 1850 Postmaster’s House
815 DeLong Avenue, Novato, CA 94945

(415) 897-4320

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Special Exhibit: Trains in Novato

Hamilton Museum 2014

Hamilton Field Museum

Hamilton Field History Museum

In the historic 1934 Hamilton Firehouse
555 Hangar Avenue, Novato, CA 94949

(415) 382-8614

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Special Exhibit: Model Airplanes and Link Trainer

Museum Hours

(for both locations): Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday
12pm-4pm, or by appointment.
Museum will be closed on Nov. 23 & 24, Dec. 24th and Holidays / Admission is FREE

Please call the main number of each museum for more information.

Mailing address:

Novato Historical Guild
PO Box 1296
Novato, CA 94948


Novato is home to a number of wonderful small museums!

ALSO VISIT:
Marin Museum of the American Indian, 2200 Novato Boulevard
Olompali State Historic Park, Olompali Exit, Southbound 101 (north of Atherton Avenue)
Space Station Museum, Pacheco Plaza Center, 464 Ignacio Boulevard
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, 500 Palm Drive