The Marin History Museum is located in the Boyd Gate House located in downtown San Rafael. The Museum is at the corner of Mission Ave. and B Street in the Boyd Gate House at the southern end of Boyd Park and 2 blocks north of the 4th Street business district.

Metered parking is available on the street. 

There is also a parking lot at the corner of 5th & C Streets.

Marin History Museum - Boyd Gate House

1125 B Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 

Directions from South of San Rafael via Highway 101:

• Take the Central San Rafael exit onto Irwin St.
• Turn left at the fourth traffic light onto 5th Street.
• Turn right onto B Street. The Museum is one block uphill, on the left.

Directions from North of San Rafael via Highway 101:

• Take the Central San Rafael exit.
• Turn right immediately onto Mission Ave.
• Bear right at the fork, heading slightly uphill.
• Mission Ave. will meet B Street at Boyd Park.
• The Museum will be directly in front of you as Mission Ave. curves left.

Directions via public transportation:

Most buses stop at the San Rafael Transit Center at 3rd & Hetherton Streets (near the Route 101 overpass). From there, it is an easy 15-minute walk to the Museum at Mission Ave. and B Street.

Downtown San Rafael is served by many bus lines operated by Golden Gate Transit. Please check their website for accurate route, schedule and fare information:

You can plan a route from anywhere in the Bay Area with the 511 Transit website:

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