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San Diego History Center
The San Diego History Center, located in the heart of Balboa Park, is the headquarters of the San Diego Historical Society. Here you will not only find a collection of intriguing exhibitions that chronicle San Diego’s diverse history, but also a Research Library. This is home to over 45 million pieces of paper and 2.5 million images that document the people, places and events of San Diego’s past.
In addition to the exhibitions at the Museum of San Diego History, the museum also presents a number of public programs including lectures, workshops and educational programs.
The Museum of San Diego History is FREE every second Tuesday of the month. See the full Free Tuesday schedule here.
$8 Seniors (65+), Students and Military (I.D. required)
$6 Children ages 6-17
Free Children under 6
San Diego History Center members receive unlimited free admission.
Upcoming event at San Diego History Center
- Tuesday, May 28, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- As part of the San Diego History Center’s LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles + Triumphs exhibition, join Editor Richard Schneider, and Lillian Faderman in a discussion of this pivotal event in our community’s history. The year was 1994. It was the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and, as luck would have it, the year in which a new magazine called The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review was publishing ... Read more
All upcoming events at San Diego History Center
LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories Of Struggles & TriumphsStarts July 8, 2018
'Marston’s History Emporium: A Hands-on Learning Lab'Starts October 11, 2017
In Search Of StonewallMay 28, 2019