Visit Blackhawk Museum

Many Worlds, One Museum - in the Bay Area

Our Location

Blackhawk Museum is located at:
3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle
Danville, CA 94506
(925) 736-2280

Click on our interactive map below for directions:

Museum Hours

Blackhawk Museum has temporarily closed due to Contra Costa County guidelines.

Upon Reopening, Saturday, March 27, the Museum will be open
Saturday & Sunday | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Museum is closed Monday through Friday.

Guided Tours are temporarily suspended.


All Visitors to the Blackhawk Museum are Required to Have a Reserved Ticket Before Visiting.

Military Veterans$10
Children 6 & UnderFREE
Active MilitaryFREE

COVID-19 Safety and Health Updates

Check the link below to learn about the new rules and procedures that will be applied upon reopening.

Blackhawk Museum Programs Department


The Blackhawk Museum Programs Department schedules School/Youth and Adult/Senior Group tours. These tours provide a unique opportunity for visitors of all ages. The Auto, Spirit of the Old West, Art of Africa, Into China and World of Nature Galleries allow visitors to experience and explore amazing educational, artistic, cultural and historical artifacts in one place. These galleries also support the California State Content Standards for History, Social Science, English/Language Arts and Fine Arts. All tour requests must be made four (4) weeks in advance of the scheduled tour.

Children’s Education & Transportation Fund

All donations to the Children’s Education & Transportation Fund, a non-profit 501 ( c ) 3 organization, have been matched to $25,000 annually by the Patricia R. Behring Foundation. This Foundation provides school groups with funding for transportation & admission costs while visiting the Blackhawk Museum.

Educational programming has been a primary mission of the Blackhawk Museum since opening in 1988. Over 200,000 students have visited the Museum during the last 30 years with tours targeting every age level. We invite all school groups, grades Kindergarten through High School, to experience the Blackhawk Museum.
*Please note: Tour requests must be made at least 4 weeks in advance

School & Youth Group Tours

Guided & Self-Guided School/Youth Group Tours are offered by appointment only on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM. All tours require a 10 student minimum and are one hour in duration. Two tours, per group, per day are available. Adult chaperones are required at a 1:8 ratio. Book a tour by clicking the “Request a School/Youth Tour” button below. The Programs Department will contact the person making the tour request.

Adult & Senior Group Tours

The Blackhawk Museum offers Guided & Self-Guided Tours for Adults/Seniors by appointment only for groups of 10 or more. Two tours, per group, per day are available. Book a tour by clicking the “Request a Group Tour” button below. Group admission pricing is extended if tickets are paid in advance or with one group ticket purchase at the Reception Desk at the time of the tour. The Programs Department will contact the person making the tour request.

Guided Tours included with Admission Ticket Temporarily Suspended

Saturdays and Sundays

TOUR ARE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19 Spirit of the Old West Gallery, Second Saturday of the Month, 1:30 PM
Auto Gallery, Saturday and Sunday, 2:00 PM

Blackhawk Museum Programs Department 925.736.2280, Extension 239

Contact Us

3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle
Danville, CA 94506
(925) 736-2280