History Center and Museum of San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo

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The History Center of San Luis Obispo County is a California Public Benefit 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, a successor organization to the San Luis Obispo County Historical Society, chartered by the State of California on June 12, 1953. Its public sites include a gallery, research room, and gift shop in San Luis Obispo’s historic Carnegie Library building and the Dallidet Adobe and Gardens. The majority of the collections are housed in two off-site storage facilities.
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  • What a lucky find! We were walking past and decided to stop in, and what a gem of a museum! The docent who greeted us was friendly and informative, and there were several interesting displays that... 
    What a lucky find! We were walking past and decided to stop in, and what a gem of a museum! The docent who greeted us was friendly and informative, and there were several interesting displays that...  more »
  • We've been to a lot of local history museums, and unfortunately this one was one of the weakest. Very few exhibits, none on Cal Poly or the Mission. OK as a quick pop-in along with SLOMA and... 
    We've been to a lot of local history museums, and unfortunately this one was one of the weakest. Very few exhibits, none on Cal Poly or the Mission. OK as a quick pop-in along with SLOMA and...  more »
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  • Small but informative little museum. They have photos, artifacts, books, and more during the old days of the town. It's a nice quick stop if you have time.
  • they have only things from SLO County, but habe absolutely nothing on its most famous resident - Wm Randolph Hearst!

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