History Center and Museum of San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo

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The History Center of San Luis Obispo County is a California Public Benefit 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, a successor organization to the San Luis Obispo County Historical Society, chartered by the State of California on June 12, 1953. Its public sites include a gallery, research room, and gift shop in San Luis Obispo’s historic Carnegie Library building and the Dallidet Adobe and Gardens. The majority of the collections are housed in two off-site storage facilities.
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  • The building is small, but the exhibits are interesting. If one is not from the area, the exhibits give a good overview of the history of the area. The docent on duty when we were there was...  more »
  • It's a pretty small library building that was part of the Carnegie endowment, but it contains some very interesting artifacts and local historical information. If you're not from the central coast...  more »
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  • 2 story history museum about SLO county history. Historic film, notable people, original and notable property, history of their yearly parades. Neat place overall. $5 donation recommended
  • Very knowledgable and enthusiastic staff!

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