History Center of San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo
(4.1/5 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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TripAdvisor
  • Especially watch nothing. The old building which is now a small museum. The building is made of red brick. There is a gift shop.
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  • The San Luis Obispo Carnegie Library was built in 1905. It was designed in a style that included a tall hipped roof with two gabled wings with gargoyles and an entrance hall with multiple round arches...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • Very nice little history museum. Interesting local flavor and artifacts.
  • The museum is nice but their walking tour podcast is great!
  • Informative!