Imagine what life would look like living in a 1920’s neighborhood surrounding San Jose homes. History Park holds over 30 original and reproduction buildings showcasing Santa Clara Valley’s days of old. Visitors can walk along the street viewing antique architecture. A print shop depicts early printing days and includes a Liberty platen press. Victorian homes such as the Hill and Markham houses represent images of quiet home living. The Associated Oil Service Station is one of the first of its kind, and is a representation of the beginning of modern transportation times.
See Victorian San Jose Homes at History Park
Children in attendance will find it interesting to compare the Santa Ana one room schoolhouse to their modern classrooms. Hungry visitors will find O’Brien’s Candy Store and Ice Cream Parlor a great place to stop for a sweet treat or quick snack. Trolley cars in the park are one of the more popular attractions for visitors in History Park. The Trolley Barn houses these antique vehicles. Visitors from San Jose homes can actually hop aboard an original running trolley or horse car.
History Park also hosts a variety of museums on site. View the Chinese American Historical Museum and the Portuguese Historical Museum to soak up some of the vitality of San Jose’s rich culture. The Pacific Hotel houses the Arbuckle Gallery which presents a variety of critically acclaimed exhibits.
Weekday visitors are welcome from 12 to 5 p.m, and hours on the weekend are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This flash back to the past on San Jose real estate can be found in Kelley Park’s south section. Visit History Park and plan your trip today.