Oakland History Center

Closed until 10:00am today

Monday 
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Tuesday 
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Wednesday 
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Thursday 
10:00AM - 8:00PM

Friday 
12:00PM - 5:30PM

Saturday 
10:00AM - 5:30PM

Sunday 
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…

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events at this location.

Holidays and Closures

  • President's Day
    Monday, February 20, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Caesar Chávez Day
    Friday, March 31, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Memorial Day
    Monday, May 29, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day
    Monday, June 19, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day
    Tuesday, July 4, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 4, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Admissions Day
    Saturday, September 9, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Veterans Day
    Saturday, November 11, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Thursday, November 23, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
    Friday, November 24, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Monday, December 25, 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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