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San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

404 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6803
+1 619-338-9888
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An Unexpected Treasure Of SD History

This is a small museum located quite close to the Convention Center filled with SD Chinese... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2013
flsouri
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FL
Interesting

Tip: 1h is enough to visit, the garden is really simple but beautiful, nice exhibition about... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2013
HelenaGuerra
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Discover the best kept secret in downtown San Diego. The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting, preserving and sharing Chinese and Chinese American art, culture and history. Exhibits include a hand-carved bed that belonged to a Chinese warlord, a 1500-year-old limestone Buddha head, a tranquil Asian garden and koi pond, intricate miniature models of old Chinatown buildings, and there are always new exhibits in our new extension building.
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404 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6803
Downtown
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+1 619-338-9888
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Reviewed 13 March 2013

This is a small museum located quite close to the Convention Center filled with SD Chinese artifacts collected/donated before the huge hotels took over landscape. Few know of the struggles the Chinese faced in the early days of California history. Here we see photos and...More

3  Thank flsouri
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Tip: 1h is enough to visit, the garden is really simple but beautiful, nice exhibition about tea Pros: $2 fee, lots of information about Chinese community in San Diego, beautiful art pieces, gorgeous garden (with huge carps) , extremely attentive staff, convenient location if you...More

4  Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Great place to visit to see what's left of the Chinese cultural influence here in San Diego in the Gaslamp area. Been several times during the Chinese New Years celebration where they block of several blocks. It's worth the visit just to see what's left

4  Thank Shugineer
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