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
- The Library has moved to an improved research facility.
Please confirm the address when making your appointment.
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.