Your Guide for Visiting CHS

Influenza Epidemic September 1918


Here’s what to expect during your visit:

  • Increased cleaning and newly installed sanitization stations
  • Plexiglass shields where appropriate
  • Reduced capacity in our galleries and store
  • Required social distancing
  • Mandatory face coverings worn by all visitors and staff
  • New public hours will be Wednesday through Saturday, from 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM.
  • Online purchase of gallery admission now available. Tickets will also be available onsite but admission is limited and not guaranteed.

For more information on what steps we are taking to keep our guests and staff safe, please review our Health and Safety Plan.

We missed you and look forward to seeing you soon! Click here for information about our new exhibition, San Francisco Photographs by Minor White, opening November 18th.

The North Baker Library and Reading Room remains closed at this time.  Check our website for updates or contact reference staff at reference@calhist.org.