Museum Store

Whether you’re looking for a one of a kind item, a toy, a book or a memento of the San Ramon Valley, your purchases at the Museum Store benefit the Museum and its many community programs.
Train toys, t-shirts and hats available
Train toys, t-shirts and hats available
Bonnets and Aprons for the One Room School Program - $25 for both
Bonnets and Aprons for the One Room School Program - $25 for both

Variety of Books Available

The Museum Store has many books about the San Ramon Valley to choose from.

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Mount Diablo, The Extraordinary Life and Landscapes of a California Treasure - $50

A beautiful new addition to the history and literature of Contra Costa’s most prominent and beloved landmark. Local photographer Stephen Joseph has been photographing its natural beauty and remarkable diversity for 25 years. Selecting from the thousands of photos he’s taken over the years, he presents a selection of 181 photos, from close-in images that make you feel as if you’re sitting among the branches of oak trees to breathtaking panoramas that open out both visually and literally — some of the pages fold open to three times the length of the 13″x13″ book.

Vintage Danville Book - $25

Commemorating the Town's 150th anniversary in 2008, this coffee table book chronicles Danville’s roots and honors the achievements of the community. Written by local residents, Beverly Lane and Laura Grinstead, this illustrated history book features a collection of pictures, lively stories and events of the years 1858-2008.

The Rebirth of the Veterans Memorial Building - $35

This commemorative book details the rebirth of the Veterans Memorial Building in Danville, California. The book documents this fine building and the modernization project undertaken for its future service to all people in the Contra Costa County Tri-Valley area.

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San Ramon Chronicles - Stories of Bygone Days - $22

Written by Beverly Lane for the Museum of the San Ramon ValleyThough a relatively young city, San Ramon has history stretching back to California's founding. Ohlone Indians first inhabited the are before rancheros grazed the land more than a century ago. Drawn by the Gold Rush, pioneers and prospectors settled the place promoters labeled a "Garden of Eden". Diversified farming of the valley, full of orchards and plentiful fields, sustained the rural population. Sitting in the shadow of historic Mount Diablo, San Ramon is a growing city recognized for its extraordinary parks, schools and active citizenry. Beverly Lane brings to life San Ramon's vibrant past.

Danville Branch of the Oakland, Antioch & Eastern Railway - $15

Danville Branch of the Oakland, Antioch & Eastern Railway provides a unique look at the small branch railway which once ran 10.15 miles between Saranap in Walnut Creek to Diablo east of Danville in Contra Costa County, California from 1914 to 1924.

The book, divided into nineteen chapters, discusses the branch’s many names, construction, officers, personnel, rolling stock, fight to save the line and closing the line.