We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Campbell Historical Museum

Closed: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
Lovely Place of History

My son's school enjoyed a field trip here. I was surprised by all they got out of it; at first... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Bay Area, California
Old Cars, Canneries, Home Life and More at the Campbell Historical Museum

We enjoyed our visit to the Campbell Historic Museum. It is a very good local museum on the... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2015
Fremont, California
Read all 9 reviews
All photos (11)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good22%
  • Average45%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 20, 2018
“Lovely Place of History”
Apr 29, 2018
“Small but fun”
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
51 N Central Ave, Campbell, CA 95008-2015
+1 408-866-2119
Reviews (9)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 21 June 2018

My son's school enjoyed a field trip here. I was surprised by all they got out of it; at first glance the museum seems very small. They have done an amazing job of organizing it, there is interesting information and historical pieces that take show...More

Thank Delancy1
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Housed in a former fire station, this small but informative museum is worth a visit. See the precursor to today's electric car, flip through an old Sears Roebucks catalog and see a variety of artifacts from yesteryear.

Thank vulchie
Reviewed 3 September 2017

For $2 per person you really cannot complain about this museum. It's small, and a push you can get 45 minutes entertainment here. It focuses on the local history of fruit picking, canning and the introduction of telecoms, but unlike anywhere else I have taken...More

Thank Livesbythec
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Small town CA history. They do a good job of presenting it, but the stuff is intrinsically boring. Campbell is a cute town, and gets more lively every day, but no one REALLY cares about its HISTORY, do they?

Thank Gargan S
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

fantastic time had by all the family. Free Halloween craft making which all the children loved - spider's webs, scary pictures and lots of fun. thanks to the friendly staff and we also enjoyed looking at the everyday exhibits.

Thank Rikbob
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My fourth graders have been able to develop a very special relationship with the director of this museum over the last year and we are very grateful for the opportunity to provide community service to this local gem.

Thank bcuellar1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a small museum but it tells the story of Campbell, CA as well as its huge impact on the distribution of preserved fruit from the 1880's. Orchards from miles around in the Santa Clara County brought their fresh fruits to Campbell. One of...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 19 May 2016

It tells you about the fruit growing past and has some interesting exhibits. It's not too big so it won't take too long to visit, and it's not open too much.

Thank StayLots
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We enjoyed our visit to the Campbell Historic Museum. It is a very good local museum on the history of Campbell, There is displays when Campbell was mainly a fruit orchard and cannery area. There is historic car - 1921 Ranch and Lang Electric Coach....More

Thank mini
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Campbell
TownePlace Suites San Jose Campbell
97 reviews
.57 km away
Campbell Inn
189 reviews
.59 km away
Courtyard San Jose Campbell
182 reviews
.95 km away
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Campbell - Pruneyard Plaza
942 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 200 restaurants in Campbell
Naschmarkt Restaurant
182 reviews
.14 km away
Aqui Cal-Mex
185 reviews
.19 km away
A Bellagio
85 reviews
.13 km away
Brown Chicken Brown Cow
73 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 13 attractions in Campbell
Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market
66 reviews
.18 km away
Ainsley House
24 reviews
.14 km away
The Pruneyard
13 reviews
.96 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Campbell Historical Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines