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History Park, San Jose

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History San José operates three locations: History Park — a historical and cultural campus featuring 19 partner organizations who each tell their own history in their own words; the Peralta Adobe-Fallon House Historic Site — one of the oldest and most significant locales in San José; and the Collection Center — the Valley’s collective memory.
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  • August 28, 2017
    We discovered it because we saw a promotion for the Italian/American Heritage Festival, or we would have surely missed this venue. Nicely presented. Depicts all the diverse cultural values of the area...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Follow the route given on the website, not on the road signs. Once inside, a delightful, gentle and subtle evocation of life in previous decades. Understated. a place to explore. We were there longer ...  more »
  • April 30, 2017
    There isn't that much to do for a tourist family coming to San Jose. This park is actually surprisingly very fun to visit. It is a made of city like San Jose was in the 1800's. It is a slow pace park ...  more »

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