The Boyd Gate House 

1125 B Street San Rafael
Open:  W-F 10 am - 2 pm     Sat 11 am - 3 pm 


   Research Library   

Located at The Boyd Gate House, the Museum’s library and archives contain books, published and unpublished manuscripts, reports,  ephemera, newspapers and clippings, biographical files, yearbooks, telephone directories, and maps related to the cultural and historical experiences of the people of Marin County. We also have a collection of books on California history. Our entire collection is searchable using the Online Catalog.

Materials may be only be used within the facility during Library hours. Appointments can be made in advance for visiting outside of Library hours.

Research Guides 

Clipping Files Headings - Browse the subject headings for the hundreds of newspaper clipping files in our collection. They are also searchable in our archives catalog.

Researching A Home In Marin County - Suggestions for finding information on your Marin County address.

Wednesday & Friday

10 am - 2 pm

(and by appointment)


Marin History Museum

1125 B Street
San Rafael, CA 94901



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