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Adventures In San Luis Obispo, California


History Center of San Luis Obispo

How about a visit to the History Center of San Luis Obispo?

SLO History Center
SLO History Center

Located just behind Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolousa, the History Center of San Luis Obispo is a beautiful piece of architecture (William Weeks, architect) and a Carnegie granted institution all in one. The Center houses a rotating exhibit of local history and has an extensive research room filled with correspondences, newspapers, directories, maps and more. It is a wonderful source for historic photos and catalogues to view the people and culture of San Luis Obispo.

The History Center is open Wednesday through Monday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – admission is free. Learn more by calling the Center at 805.543.0638