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San Dieguito Heritage Museum

Opens in 19 min: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Stumbled Upon This Little Place...

We went to the botanic garden and stopped here as it's right next door. Had a lovely tour and... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2016
new haven, ct
Learn about Local Heritage

I wanted to learn more about the history of the area I am in now (Encinitas), and heard about this... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2016
Bill S
Carlsbad, California
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14 Jul 2016
“Stumbled Upon This Little Place...”
26 Jun 2016
“Learn about Local Heritage”
This museum preserves the local history of Encinitas.
Opens in 19 min
Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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450 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024-2711
+1 760-632-9711
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

We went to the botanic garden and stopped here as it's right next door. Had a lovely tour and learned a few things. They are still building the museum, but what they have - while small - is interesting, Seems to be very popular for...More

3  Thank sullific
Reviewed June 26, 2016

I wanted to learn more about the history of the area I am in now (Encinitas), and heard about this museum, so I decided to check it out. There are displays inside a building that show off items and pictures from the history of the...More

3  Thank Bill S
Reviewed February 11, 2016

There are nice activities here. Call in advance or check their website. If you are lucky, you can catch their harvest festival or their lima bean cook off. I went with my six year old to decorate a Horn of Plenty with different beans during...More

1  Thank worldtraveler73_7
Reviewed January 28, 2016

This little hidden gem of a museum sits next to the San Diego Botanical Gardens on Quail Gardens Drive and is a collection of buildings, photos and memorabilia from the early days of this part of Southern California. It doesn't look like much at first...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very nice mini-museum with some artifacts but the grandkids really liked holding the python and showing it to Grandma. Nice views also.

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Reviewed July 11, 2014

After enduring 6 years of struggle the museum has achieved approval of it's Master Plan, and is proceeding onward with restoration of the 125 y/o Teten house. Grounds are ideal for group events, particularly with western themes. A music video was filmed there by Sara...More

2  Thank Jay C
Reviewed December 7, 2012

I always love sharing history in a hands-on environment with kids - one of the most interesting and fun methods of learning, guaranteed to keep their attention! The docents that reside onsite at this lovely collection of historic buildings and history museum have certainly done...More

1  Thank igottalatte
Reviewed July 20, 2010

I live close by, and it's been sad to see this site go downhill in recent years. The one main museum building has some interesting history in it and there's a building with the insides decorated in the style of the time/era which is cool,...More

2  Thank dotcominfo
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