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#1 of 9 Museums in Carlsbad
This was a place we just stumbled upon as the result of a search of visiting Carlsbad, and we've often found that the small local museums are often charming and present an interesting history of the area.
I travel from BC Canada every year just to see their new goodies !! A fabulous museum set up by the Joe Martin Foundation for exceptional craftsmanship.
#2 of 9 Museums in Carlsbad
Tracing the development of American musical instruments and styles through the 19th and 20th centuries, this fascinating, interactive museum offers a unique take on popular culture.
The great grandson of Steinway (the piano-maker) founded this museum which, in five galleries, shows the most popular instruments in the US through the decades of the 20th century, and gives push-button samples of...
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California Surf Museum Oceanside 5.2 km away
#2 of 6 Museums in Oceanside
And as always in these small special museums the guides are great.
We actually toured the museum with was filled with surfing history, as well as local history, as North County is such a popular place to catch waves.
#3 of 9 Museums in Carlsbad
this is a very interesting Museum, to learn about all the gem stones in the world, Great for kids also they can touch many different stones of the would...
the only place more interesting regarding gemstones I have ever been is the Museum of Natural History in Washington DC and the Crown Jewel Room in London.
Mission San Luis Rey Oceanside 7.6 km away
#1 of 6 Museums in Oceanside
The cemetery was interesting to explore, the grounds were landscaped beautifully, the architecture is gorgeous and the museum gave a comprehensive history of the settling of southern California.
Great history museum, peaceful sanctuary and gorgeous garden.
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Oceanside Museum of Art Oceanside 5.2 km away
#3 of 6 Museums in Oceanside
Small regional museums are often watered down versions of larger ,useums, but the OMA takes excellent advantage of the opportunity to showcase exhibits with local ties.
The building itself housing the Museum is a restored portion of Old City Hall and located right next to Historic Fire Station # 1. Architect Frederic Fisher's addition of the glass front porch is simply magnificen...
Muramid Mural Museum Oceanside 5.1 km away
#6 of 6 Museums in Oceanside
Heritage Park Village Museum Oceanside 7.8 km away
#4 of 6 Museums in Oceanside
North County Model Railroad Society Oceanside 8.0 km away
#5 of 6 Museums in Oceanside
But the railroad Museum was.
The Mechanized Museum Camp Pendleton 8.2 km away
#1 of 1 Museums in Camp Pendleton
#1 of 4 Museums in Vista
The museum is located on many acres of land and there are hundreds of antique tractors and other items to see.
A wonderful outdoor museum
Art Beat on Main Street Vista 10.0 km away
#2 of 4 Museums in Vista
#8 of 9 Museums in Carlsbad