Learn more, join us, or rent the Gibson House

Please join us for our annual meeting Tuesday, June 13th, at 5:30pm. Dinner will be provided. We look forward to updating you on the status of the museum, as well as its future. Please R.S.V.P. to the museum via email () or phone (530-666-1045) by Friday, June 9.


The search is on for a new Executive Director following Dave Flory’s retirement announcement.  Please see our job posting here.


A recent article was written by the Davis Enterprise regarding the potential move of YoloArts to the Gibson House. You can read the article here.


Our Education Program restarts Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Make sure you check our calendar if you plan to visit. We will not have our 11:00 tours when the kids are here.


The May Festival 2017 has been cancelled.  But..stay tuned because we are planing a Harvest Festival for sometime this fall (date to be determined). 


Get married in a charming, park like setting with the beautiful, historic Gibson House Mansion in the background. We offer affordable prices, and the flexibility to have an event that you can make your own masterpiece. Contact us now for more information and a tour!.


Tours are conducted Tuesday, Thursday and Friday’s at 11am and at 2pm. For group tours please contact the museum office at 530-666-1045 or email us at .


We were on ABC10 News! Check out our segment here.


William Byas Gibson was typical of ranchers and farmers in the early agricultural history of Yolo County. The house and grounds are maintained for educational and recreational purposes, find out how to rent the Gibson House. The museum represents a typical rural home and ranch setting of the period from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries.

The museum is located on two-and-a-half landscaped acres. The buildings include the main house with eleven rooms; outbuildings with root cellar and dairy display; a laundry display; garden maintenance and supplies; a garage used for storage; a barn with antique wagon; a blacksmith shop; and cottage. Please check the Calendar to see if Museum is open on the day you plan to visit.

The Gibson House is unique because it is the only historic home in Yolo County open to the public. The main themes of the museum are the establishment and development of farming and ranching in Yolo County, as shown through the life and work of William Byas Gibson and his family. The Gibson House is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Thank you for voting the Gibson House as the Best Place for Weddings in Yolo County for the last SIX years!

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Thank you to our newest Corporate Sponsor, Adams Grain!