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    John Muir

    National Historic Site California

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  • 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 »

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John Muir National Historic Site

John 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!

BEFORE ARRIVING
The National Park Service recommends planning in advance. Please see Things to Know Before You Come!

Things To Do!

If you'd like to see a list of some of the things to do while visiting the John Muir National Historic Site, please click one of the links at the top of this page, or click Things to do.

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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John Muir National Historic Site Address:
4202 Alhambra Ave
Martinez, CA 94553
The phone number for the Visitor Center is: (925) 228-8860

Hours Of Operation:
The hours of the Visitor Center are Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm, year round.

Holidays
Closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 28th, 2013), Christmas Day (December 25th, 2013), and New Year's Day (January 1, 2014).

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Bees are required for fruit production in all orchards, all over the world.