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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission Statement: The mission of the Cupertino Historical Society and Museum is to preserve and share Cupertino’s past, strengthen our sense of community, and make Cupertino history available for all.

Vision: We aspire to represent all Cupertino citizens as we meaningfully share the ever-evolving story of Cupertino with a broader audience.


  • We are dedicated to preserving the past, as we believe knowledge and appreciation of history matters.
  • We are trusted stewards, committed to telling an accurate and inclusive story of Cupertino.
  • We are service-oriented, and we are welcoming and respectful to all.
  • We operate as a team; we are clear about our goals, transparent, and collaborate for success.
  • We are purposeful; we are innovative and resourceful in the advancement of our mission.
  • We embrace partnerships, and we are a strong and active contributor to our community. 
  • We are an educational resource and historic archive to scholars, students, and the public.
  • We pursue enduring financial stability and the best use of our resources.