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Museum Hours

The Robert Louis Stevenson Museum is currently open to the public Tuesday – Saturday from 12 PM – 4 PM. 

Due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we are limiting the number of visitors in the gallery. We respectfully request that you review the current rules in place for visiting the museum. Thank you for helping us keep everyone safe.

Requests and Rules to Visit Safely!

  • No more than 6 visitors will be permitted access at a time. Separate groups will need to practice appropriate social distancing. 
  • All visitors (age 5 and up) must wear a mask at all times. One can be provided if necessary. 
  • Social distancing of 6′ will be enforced.
  • If you are feeling unwell please stay home. We will happily reschedule your visit. 
  • Please note there is no public restroom available.

Refusal to comply with requests will result in being asked to leave the museum. Thank you for helping us to keep everyone safe!


Museum admission is FREE for everyone. A donation of $10 per person is encouraged to help keep our doors open. Donations can be made online or in person with credit cards. 

All donations are 100% tax deductible.

Holiday Hours

The Robert Louis Stevenson Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. 

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 and 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 oversized 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 12 PM – 4 PM 

Wednesday 12 PM – 4 PM 

Thursday 12 PM – 4 PM

Friday 12 PM – 4 PM

Saturday 12 PM – 4 PM