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 »
Plan Your Visit
John Muir National Historic SiteJohn Muir National Historic Site is located in the Alhambra Valley, just 2 miles south of Martinez, California and approximately 30 miles east of San Francisco. The home of the United States' most influential preservationist and naturalist is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5pm. There is no entrance fee!
Our Visitor Center
Welcome to the John Muir National Historic Site visitor center. During operating hours, we provide an orientation film for visitors to see which runs aproximately 20 minutes. The film can be started when your arrive if other guests are not currently in a screening.
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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.