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1440 29th Ave

Oakland, CA 94601



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A piece of oakland's HIstory

© 2019 Cohen Bray House

Cohen Bray house


Completed in 1884, the Historic landmark Cohen Bray House represents two prominent East Bay families from the Gold Rush era. The House is located on the original site of the Bray Estate, it was called Oak Tree Farm.

This house provides a rare and unique opportunity to  learn about this family's life from 1884-1840. Our collections promote the academic study of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Oakland.

Our tours and programs showcase the home's original interiors and period Victorian garden. Our school  and garden programs connect students to the land. 


To visit us, please contact us in advance.

 Please follow the links and our menu for more information.

Holiday Tea

Public tours

Paranormal investigations 

Private tours



Our goal is to preserve and protect this amazing house. Help us toward that goal for future generations.

We are open for fundraising celebrations. See links above about our Holiday Tea, Mothers day Tea and Harvest Festival.

See photos from our Harvest Festival. 

We need your membership support. Join us and support our efforts by  becoming a member to get the discounted price. 

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Come once or many times.


Once you've been here, you will never forget it.

Read and see this wonderful blog by a local artist .

Help make sure the future doesn't lose the past.