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Map and Atlas Museum of La Jolla, La Jolla

(4.8/5 based on 30 reviews on the web)
Saturday Open Hours are on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month. Admission is free at all times. This is the private collection of Mr Michael Stone and features 500 years of rare maps and atlases. Maps by Ortelius, Blaeu, and Ben Franklin. 20th century thematic maps by Jo Mora, including his rare cartoon map of San Diego. The 1493 "Columbus Letter". All this and much more is on display at the Museum. . Contact info@lajollamapmuseum.org to arrange a group visit.
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  • Great educational experience. Private collection of antique maps many of which are history of Calif. These are artistic as well as educational. Child friendly. Check for hours  more »
  • What a find! The rooms in this small but beautifully lit and well-organized museum are filled with original, aesthetically-mounted maps of the world dating from the dawn of the printing press. We expe...  more »
  • I have visited many of the attractions and museums in San Diego. So when looking for something new I came across the Map Museum in La Jolla. It is tucked away in a commercial building but still easy t...  more »
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  • Original maps dating from the middle ages at the beginning of the 20th century. All local global. Free entrance with accepted contribution. Very nice collection.
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