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Hayward Area Historical Society

22380 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541-2710
+1 510-581-0223
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History of Hayward

This is a real cool place if you want to learn a bit about the history of Hayward. And the... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
jhmaxwell3
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Hayward, California
Free museum with kids indoor playarea

A free small intimate museum that is educational about the main people who make up Hayward, Castro... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
KCaliforniatraveler
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San Francisco, California
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22380 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541-2710
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+1 510-581-0223
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"san lorenzo"
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"museum"
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"cannery"
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

This is a real cool place if you want to learn a bit about the history of Hayward. And the restaurant serves unique and tasty food. Great for a few hours of cheap entertainment.

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Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

A free small intimate museum that is educational about the main people who make up Hayward, Castro Valley, Ashland and San Lorenzo. As an added bonus, there is a separate children area for kids to pretend to work in a grocery store, hotel, dress up...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Though new and small this is an excellent and growing museum focussing on local history. If you enjoy history or are an educator looking to augment the awareness of your students, this is the place to grow and experience the local scene from its roots...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Check their website to see what the current exhibits are--some show fascinating slices of Hayward's history. The lunchroom has an interesting menu.

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

It's good to learn about the rich history of the city where I've lived x ~ 22 yrs. I have taken visitors from out of town to this museum.

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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Very good history of Hayward and surrounding area. Personnel are attentative. Decor is attractive. Close to places for lunch or coffee and City Hall.

Thank Lisa J
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

This is an EXCELLENT venue for an enlightening and entertaining visit. The exhibits are frequenty changed and always well mounted. The City of Hayward is well presented in its past in a major permanent exhibit and a children's interactive section is sure to please younger...More

1  Thank mark C
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Fresh new local history and cultural center for the greater Hayward area. Exhibits change often and relate to the needs of residents and visitors. Enjoy breakfast and lunch (occasional dinners) at the Cannery Cafe inside the museum - great food.

Thank Richard P
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

Staff were very helpful prior to the visit- they emailed us specifics and wee friendly and helpful. Beautiful home and tour.

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Reviewed August 16, 2016

What a great and awesome place. Lots of public events advertised both historical and haunted. Docents are awesome and kind people as well. Great way to preserve history.

1  Thank NNGHJeadene
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