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Name:San Lorenzo Valley Museum
Alternate Name(s):San Lorenzo Valley Historical Society
The San Lorenzo Valley Museum
Address:12547 Highway 9
Boulder Creek, CA  95006
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-338-8382
Fax Number:831-338-8332
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Wednesday Noon to 4:00 pm
Thursday Noon to 4:00 pm
Friday Noon to 4:00 pm
Saturday Noon to 4:00 pm
Sunday Noon to 4:00 pm
Description:Preserves San Lorenzo Valley history through the collections and education programs. Has permanent, rotating, and traveling exhibits. Owns and manages the San Lorenzo Valley Museum housed in the Grace Episcopal Church built in 1906 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006. Has bookstore with local history, nature, and exploration books for sale.

FEES: Admission is donation-based.
Annual Membership: $25/individual, $40/family. Lifetime Membership: $250/individual, $400/family

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 576 Boulder Creek, California 95006
Mission:Our mission is to preserve and share the history of the San Lorenzo Valley.
Programs:Annual events include Fundraiser Dinner and Auction, Evening Lecture Fundraiser, Models & Miniatures Exhibition, Veterans Day Dinner, and Children's Christmas Tree Trimming. Educational outreach includes 1) docent-led museum tours for public, private, charter, and home schools, 2) docent-led historical walks of downtown Boulder Creek and surrounding area, 3) a series of historical talks and walks by local historians, and 4) annual art exhibit.
Meetings:1st Thursday of each month, 6:00pm in the SLV Museum. Public is always welcome
Volunteer Info:Greeter / Docent: Greets welcome visitors and ensure they sign Visitor Register while docents explain exhibits and handle bookstore sales. Event assistance: Help with event publicity as well as during event. Admin assistance: Assist with filing, phone, data entering, quarterly newsletter mailing, and organizing. Retail sales: Contact retail seller for reordering, prepare and deliver books and track sales. Volunteer docent coordinator: Schedule docent coverage for museum open days and maintain docent calendar. Volunteer coordinator: Contact and schedule volunteers when needed for various events. Training provided for all opportunities. Call 338-8382 for more info on any opportunity.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:San Lorenzo Valley
Physical Location:Boulder Creek
Funding Source:Donations

Lynda Phillips
Executive Director

Lisa  Robinson

Subject Headings
 Historic Preservation
Historical Societies
History Museums
Local/Regional History Museums
Private Nonprofits
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified October 25, 2015