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Top recommendations from locals

Art Gallery
“The Richmond Art Center is a local gem. The shows are local, culterally and polically relevant, and accessible. It's small and worth a visit if you don't have the time or energy for a full San Francisco art museum day! (It's Free!)”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“A visit to the 10,000 square foot Museum of operating model trains provides an inexpensive, fun-filled outing for young and old, with plenty of room for youngsters to stretch their legs and expend energy as they follow trains along the 200+ feet of public walkway.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Did you know Richmond hosted the largest shipbuilding complex in the world during World War II? Also, fun for families, board the ship and come to movie night where classic WWII movies are show in the dining hall. Donations of $10 requested. Come see the SS Red Oak Victory ship, almost fully restored (Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun 10-4P. Visit redoakvictory.us for tickets.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
“The West Side Branch is so close to the cottage and a treasure for DVDs as well as books.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“A small museum that shows the rich history of Richmond. Only open 3 hours a day and closed on Mon/Tues.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“With Internet, why would people still go? I guess its popularity should resurge with the rise of the sharing economy.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Thoughtfully curated selection of cheeky greeting cards, mixed-media artwork, prints, kids games, and California-inspired home wares including throw pillows and glassware.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“Highest circulation rate per capita of any of our county libraries; terrific magazine section. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“Wonderful local library, open 7 days a week. Great staff, and programs for all ages.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“Great selection of books, tapes, videos for all ages; story times for kids; easy walking distance.”
  • 1 local recommends
Art Gallery
“A small ceramic focused gallery located in the front of a private ceramic studio. All work from the artists working in the studio. Owned and run by Catharine Hiersoux, well known for many decades for her porcelain and wood fired work.”
  • 1 local recommends