The Marin History Museum maintains extensive archives and a library of local history resources. If you are interested in using our archives to research Marin County history, please make an appointment to visit our library.

Use of research facilities costs $10.00. Free to Museum members.

To learn more, please contact the librarian, Jocelyn Moss, at (415) 382-0770, ext. 7# or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Library has moved to an improved research facility.

Please confirm the address when making your appointment.

The use of the library is restricted to the hours that the Librarian is available. The Librarian is available Tuesday and Wednesday from 10-3.

The Museum’s Collections & Research facility is a secure, single-story, street level building in the Bel Marin Keys area of Novato, California, at 45 Leveroni Court. Open Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am-3pm, we house 20,000 artifacts, over 200,000 historical photos and our Marin history library.

High-quality prints and digital scans made from photographs and negatives in the collection are available through the Marin History Museum. These images are for personal use only and may not be reproduced without written permission from the Marin History Museum; use fees may apply. All requests must be made in writing and be as detailed as possible.

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45 Leveroni Court, Suite 190
Novato, CA 94949
Tel (415) 382-0770 map

Open Tue and Wed 10am - 3pm 
All other times by appointment 
Members $5 / Non-members $10 

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1125 B Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 map
Tel (415) 454-8538

Open Tue thru Sat 11am - 4pm 
Members $5 / Non-members $10

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