Change In Park Schedule
Starting on Monday, April 22nd, 2013, the John Muir National Historic Site will be operating under new days and hours. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am-5pm. The press release regarding change in operating hours can be downloaded at link. More »
PARK PURPOSEThe John Muir National Historic Site, located in Martinez, California, preserves and interprets the house and grounds where John Muir lived from 1890 until his death 1914, as a public nationalmemorial in recognition of his legacy as a conservationist and a crusader for national parks and reservations.
Did You Know?
The Vincente Martinez adobe is located here at John Muir NHS. Vincente had a famous father. His name was Ygnacio Martinez. Not only is the town of Martinez named for him, he was the first commandant of the Presidio in San Francisco, and he was also what we would call the 3rd mayor of that city.