Museums and Collections

Museums and Collections. Photo Credits: NPS.

The museum collections and archives of the San Francisco Bay Area Network of parks hold millions of objects, photographs, documents, and maps that provide a wealth of information about the history of these sites. The links below access information about each park’s collection where you can learn more about native cultures, the Spanish exploration, the U.S. military’s use of the area, and current activities in the parks.

Alcatraz
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
John Muir National Historic Site
Point Reyes National Seashore
The Presidio
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park