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 »
Photos & Multimedia
Welcome To The Photos And Multimedia PageIn today's environment of technology and social media, we have decided to upload most of our archive photos to an online source. You can get to our photo database by clicking on the available link. We also have a Facebook page that you're welcome to "Like" and share. As Social Media evolves so are we. You can access Facebook here or Flickr here. Over time, we will be adding many more photos to the online database and at higher resolutions.
Note on Flickr photos
All historic photos are from the parks' museum collections and can be downloaded on Flickr. Many of these photos are in the public domain, however it is the responsibility of the user to obtain any intellectual property rights needed for publication. If you have any questions about any of these photos, please contact the staff curator for the four parks at (510) 232-1544 x 6643.
Did You Know?
John Muir's father-in-law, Dr. John Strentzel, came to California in the Gold Rush of '49. Already a medical doctor, he became a ferryman, a farmer, a hotel & general store manager, and a winemaker. Dr. Strentzel had exhibited award winning wines as early as 1861.