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Please note: Museum tours are held every Sunday from 1:00pm – 3:00 pm and every Friday from 11:00am – 2:00pm unless the museum is hosting a private event. Tours are also available by appointment.  

Our Annual May Faire is on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (View Flyer)

The 38th Annual May Festival will run from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the grounds of the historic Gibson House, built in 1857, located at 512 Gibson Road in Woodland. Admission is free. Parking is available along Gibson Road and the cross streets. For more information or to volunteer, please visit us or (530)-666-1045. 

Come on over to the Gibson House for all of the arts & craft vendors, Rotary Barbeque, entertainment, and much more! 

**Free admission, Free entertainment, Free tours**


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. Museum tours are held every Saturday at 10:30am, 11:45am, and 1:00pm, unless museum is rented for a private event. 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!