Ways to get involved

Please let us know how you would like to help. 

                Call  (510) 527-5209                                                             Email cohenbrayhouse@gmail.com 

Teas & Tours

We need volunteers to help us run private and public teas. If you like to cook, decorate, dress up, serve or help in the gift shop and lead tours, we need you!

Interested in San Francisco Bay Area History and how this house and family came about?  Using family stories, hands on items and notes on everything, We will train you  how to do historical interpretation to lead tours to all ages.

Docent training classes to be scheduled, let us know  if you are interested! 510 527-5209



house & Garden work parties

Get community service credit or just have fun working in our Oak Tree Farm school garden.


Help us as we redesign and plant the front historic garden.

Work projects available in the house also. Repairing windows, painting and cleaning.


Work parties are the 1st Saturday and 3rd Sunday

of each month, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Call to let us know you are coming at least 4 days in advance.


This home is full of 134 years of the families history, documents and belongings- a collection of everything they saved used, felt they needed or wanted for 134 years.


Our goal is to keep the collection together, accessible, intact to be studied in place. We need your help.

We will train you to use an amazing App called CatalogIt.  It allows small house museums or study center to catalog and store their items easily and quickly.