Hayward Area Historical Society and Museums

22380 Foothill Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94541



Stewardship · Relevance · Inspiration.

In support of our mission, we:

Engage the public in relevant educational programs, exhibitions and public services.
Support the preservation of historic sites and the historic legacy of the Hayward area.
Provide a place for dialogue around contemporary issues impacting our community.
Build collaborative relationships and partnerships for higher community involvement.

Our Vision:

An inclusive and welcoming organization.
Nurturing community dialogue through the exchange of ideas.
Fun and educational experiences for our visitors.
Long-term relationships with our community members.
Preservation of the diverse heritage of our region for future generations, including historic properties and artifacts.
Fair and open interpretation of Hayward history.
The long-term vitality of our community.

Our goals:

Providing educational and compelling programs and events that will serve all visitors, members, and the community at the Downtown Museum, the McConaghy House, and soon at the Meek Estate
Continued collecting and conservation of artifacts
Ongoing restoration of the historic Meek Estate in an effort to open the house to the public
Producing new exhibitions with broad appeal that invite visitors, local and afar, to explore our community's history
Creating new cultural events that celebrate our diverse community
Growing our capacity to be a center for history and culture that adds vitality to the community.

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