NILES ESSANAY SILENT FILM MUSEUM
37417 Niles Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94536 Directions
The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum, housed in a historic motion picture theater, is committed to the exhibition, study, education, and preservation of film from the silent era. The Museum gives a way to rediscover America’s film pioneers, and see their extraordinary work in an authentic setting. They have many talented, professional pianists to accompany the film to give it that exceptional touch. They have a list of movies for your private party, including the original version of King Kong (1933) with Faye Wray. They also offer weekday tours and activities for school groups to fill their day of fun in Niles. You can rent the Museum & Theater to hold a lecture-discussion, a musical concert or movie showing for family/friends. As a 501C3 non-profit corporation, the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum accepts tax-deductible contributions in archival collections, donations, and grants. A guided walking tour is available here.
Moving Pictures, Books and Artifacts, Stores, Essanay Studios Tours, Photographs, 16mm Movies Projected, Egyptian Ballroom Dance Hall, Theater Rental, Reservations, Piano Accompanist, Posters, Education Programs & School Class Group
Price: Membership Levels:
Student (under 25) $15 per year
Senior (65+) $15
Individual (+25) $25
Family (Up to 4) $40
Senior Couple (both 65+) $25/yr
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CHILDREN'S NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
4074 Eggers Drive, Fremont, CA 94536 Directions
Children's Natural History Museum houses Ice Age fossils many found in Fremont and includes a planetarium. The museum is mainly used for science field trips and summer science camps, serve the public they have designed this self-guided tour. The museum plans to incorporate their integrating science, math, and technology curriculum within classroom/exhibit space. They are devoted to increasing the understanding of science in their society. The largest hall is Wes Gordon Fossil Hall, which includes the Irvington Fossils, Environments through Time, and Bones. A nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization devoted to increasing science to the world's children. Materials, including storybooks and slideshows, are available at no cost online. Children's Natural History Museum offers free admission for children under three years of age and members. Free parking is also available in their lot.
Exhibitions, Stores, Museum Shop, Technology Reference Curriculum for K-8 Grades, Science, Math, Museum, Displays, Collections, Educational Programs, Activities, Birthday Parties, Projects, Group Tours & Events
Price: Admission Price $3 per Person
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MUSEUM OF LOCAL HISTORY
190 Anza Street, Fremont, CA 94539 Directions
The Museum of Local History showcases life in the Tri-City region when it was farming and ranching community & then changed to a suburban neighborhood. Their mission is to protect Southern Alameda County (Fremont, Newark, Union City) memories, documents, artifacts, including structures from the past and share them with present/future generations. They provide field trip opportunities for 3rd and 4th-grade students studying state and local history. Their programs are created to make your visit informative, enjoyable, and fun. There are two tours, Docent-Led ($5) & Self-Guided ($2). They offer guided tours of Higuera Adobe Historical Park ($5). Also, Docent-led tours for children include activities such as adobe doll making, brick making, branding, etc. The Museum of Local History offers free admission to all of their events.
Mission Peak Heritage Foundation, Student and Youth Tours, Presentations and Special Event Gatherings, Rancho Higuera Historical Park, Preparing for your Class Visit, Washington Township Historical Society, Collections, Events, Fieldtrip, School Tours, Educational Programs & Group Tours