San Diego History Center

1649 El Prado Suite #3
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 232-6203


San Diego History Center is located in the heart of Balboa Park, and here you will not only find a collection of intriguing exhibitions that chronicle San Diego’s diverse history, but also our Library which is home to over 45 million pieces of paper and 2.5 million images that document the people, places and events of San Diego’s past.

Place Information

  • Place Category


  • Place Cost Under $10
    $6 Adults, $4 Seniors (65+), Students and Military (I.D. required), $3 children ages 6-17, Free children under 6
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Monday closed
    Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

San Diego History Center: From the Parents


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