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San Dieguito Heritage Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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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 14 July 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 27 June 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.
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450 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024-2711
+1 760-632-9711
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Reviewed 14 July 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

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank sullific
Reviewed 27 June 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

Date of experience: May 2016
4  Thank Bill S
Reviewed 12 February 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

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank worldtraveler73_7
Reviewed 29 January 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

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank tommciver
Reviewed 17 August 2015

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

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 12 July 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

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank Jay C
Reviewed 7 December 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 20 July 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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