History Center of San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo

Categories: History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
The History Center is located at 696 Monterey St. in downtown San luis Obispo and online at www.historycenterslo.org.

Housed in the Carnegie Library Building, the History Center has two rotating exhibits, childrens room, gift shop, extensive archives and a public research room.

Wednesday through Monday 10:00am-4:00pm.

Closed Tuesday

Research Room Hours: Wed-Thursday 10:00am-4:00pm and Friday 11:00am-4:00pm (call ahead to verify).

Phone: (805) 543-0638
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  • This historical building, now a museum is a fun thing to do when you go to the San Luis Obispo Mission, which is across the street. The architecture is the star of the show and the artifacts related t...  read more »
  • This is an interesting place with quite a history. It is small and only has a few displays. The artifacts were collected from all around the area and are well preserved. The 15 minute film puts the hi...  read more »
  • The history museum is located in one of the Carnegie Libraries. It is a gorgeous little gem of a building suitable for architecture and history fans. The people who run the History Center are great fo...  read more »
  • The museum is nice but their walking tour podcast is great!
  • Very nice little history museum. Interesting local flavor and artifacts.
  • Informative!
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