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The History Center is closed while we install African Americans in Berkeley's History and Legacy, which will open onsite and online on May 16, 2021. 

African Americans in Berkeley's History and Legacy: coming May 16, 2021

Berkeley's Fascination with Food (2020)

The Heart of Berkeley: The Historic McGee-Spaulding District (2013)

More Online Experiences

You can now browse or search in much of our collection of photographs, postcards and maps on CatalogIt Hub.

We invite you to visit our participatory Berkeley History Facebook Group page and consider joining the group.

You can also delve into Berkeley history online via the links on our Online Resources page

See our Calendar for online events, and see our YouTube channel for videos of past events.

 

In addition to changing exhibits, the History Center now features a permanent illustrated Timeline of Berkeley History giving an overview of major periods and events in the evolution of the city.

Hours (during exhibits): Thursday–Saturday, 1–4 pm.

Admission free, donations welcome.

Wheelchair accessible. (If you arrive by wheelchair, please phone us so we can open the door at the top of the ramp.)

Berkeley Historical Society and Berkeley History Center

1931 Center Street, Berkeley 
Telephone: 510-848-0181

Mailing address: P.O. Box 1190, Berkeley, CA 94701

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