de Saisset Museum

South Bay's free museum of art and history

History Collections


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Mission Santa Clara de Asís

The permanent collection's most distinctive feature is the California History Collection. Due to the Museum's location adjacent to Mission Santa Clara, the de Saisset has become the de facto "Mission Museum," housing many of the artifacts associated with the history of the Mission. MORE »

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Santa Clara Valley and the College

The de Saisset houses a collection of objects that documents the pre- and post-Mission history of Santa Clara Valley and Santa Clara College up to the 1920s. MORE »