Oakland History Center

Open today until 8:00pm

10:00AM - 8:00PM

10:00AM - 8:00PM

10:00AM - 8:00PM

10:00AM - 8:00PM

12:00PM - 5:30PM

10:00AM - 5:30PM

10:00AM - 5:30PM

125 14th Street, 2nd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Located on the second floor of the Main Library, The Oakland History Center is a nexus for the study of the history and current development of the East Bay. Its collection contains a wide variety of materials relating to the…

Holidays and Closures

  • Christmas Eve Day
    Saturday, December 24, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Sunday, December 25, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day (Observed)
    Monday, December 26, 2022
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day
    Sunday, January 1, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day (Observed)
    Monday, January 2, 2023
    Closed All Day

About Oakland History Center

  • Free street parking, paid street parking, nearby garage or paid lot.

  • Multi-story building WITH an elevator. Main entrance with low-slope ramp, automatic doors, and rail is at 125 14th Street. Secondary entrance with automatic doors is through Children’s Room, 14th and Oak Streets. Accessible bathroom(s), Accessible water fountain(s), Accessible work station(s), Large type keyboards, Accessible self-service checkout.


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