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Museum Hours 

Or By Appointment:  RLSM Staff make every effort to ensure everyone can visit the museum, even during off-hours. If you would like to visit but cannot make it during regular hours, please contact the RLSM at least two days before your visit to arrange an appointment.

Closed: Sundays, Mondays, and All Federal Holidays


Museum entry is FREE for everyone.  A donation of $10 per person is encouraged to help keep our doors open. Donations can be made with cash or credit card. 

Finding the Museum

The museum is located next door to the St. Helena Public Library. The main entrance is located to the south of the Library entrance. 


From Hwy 29 (Main Street in St. Helena) turn East on Adams Street and continue over the railway tracks and past the Bank of America building. Then turn North (left) onto Library Lane. At the end of the lane you will see the Library Complex on the right.


The Library Complex has its own parking lot on the north side of the building where visitors to RLSM can park for an unlimited time. Street parking on Library Lane is also available but limited to 3 hours. Unlimited street parking can be found on Adams Street. All parking in the area is free of charge.


The RLS Museum is wheelchair accessible.  Restrooms may be found next door at the St. Helena Public Library.

Safety & Security

Please observe the following rules during your visit to the RLSM. 

  • Silence cell phones in the museum
  • Please do not bring food or beverages into the museum. Water is permitted in a closed bottle (cups with lids do not count) 
  • Please leave backpacks and over sized bags at the reception desk. 
  • Please do not touch the collection. Many pieces are over 100 years old and can be damaged from being touched. 
  • Smoking is not permitted. 


Photographs for personal and noncommercial use are permitted unless otherwise posted. Flashes must be turned off. Tripods and video camera equipment are only permitted with arranged permission from the Museum. 


1490 Library Lane
P.O. Box 23
St. Helena, CA 94574

Reach Out

T 707.963.3757
F 707.963.0917


Tuesday – Saturday
12:00pm – 4:00pm

Closed for Federal Holidays