Multimedia Presentations

Documentary: A Glorious Journey

Note: This film is shown in the visitor center at the park. You may wait for your visit to view it in our theater.

A Glorious Journey" is a 20-minute introductory film which covers the story of Muir's life, with special emphasis on his life in Martinez, and his efforts for Yosemite National Park and Hetch Hetchy.
IMPORTANT: To watch the video in higher definition, click play, then click on the monitor icon at the bottom of the video player.
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22 minutes, 8 seconds

Official park film for the John Muir National Historic Site.


Strentzel/Muir Gravesite Virtual Presentation

(April 21st, 2021) The National Park Service announces the site opening of the Strentzel-Muir gravesite following recent renovations. This will mark the first time in the park's history that regular access is available to the gravesite without being on a ranger led tour. Pedestrians and bicyclists can visit the gravesite Mondays through Fridays from 10:30AM to 4:30PM and on weekends by ranger led tour only as staffing allows. Please call the John Muir NHS Visitor Center at (925) 228-8860 for further information or visit the park website at

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4 minutes, 35 seconds

Tom Leatherman, Superintendent of the John Muir National Historic Site presents the site opening of the Strentzel/Muir Gravesite. This video was presented on April, 21st, 2021. Audio Description is built in to video narrative.


Last updated: April 21, 2021

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