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History

This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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Bonita, CA, USA

This museum has exhibits related to the history and culture of southern San Diego County. . .

San Diego, CA, USA

Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego commemorates the landing of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo at San Diego Bay on September 28, 1542. . .

Coronado, CA, USA

The association operates a museum focusing on the history and culture of Coronado in San Diego County. . .

Escondido, CA, USA

The Escondido History Center includes a former Santa Fe Depot, Pullman railroad car, blacksmith shop, barn, windmills, Victorian country home and historic agricultural equipment. . .

El Cajon, CA, USA

This museum has wings devoted to Native American culture, archaeology, natural history, and contemporary Western art. . .

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San Diego, CA, USA

Heritage County Park is a county park of San Diego located near Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and measuring almost eight acres. . .

Ocotillo, CA, USA

The Imperial Valley Desert Museum has exhibits related to the culture and history of the Imperial Valley and deserts of Southern California. . .

San Diego, CA, USA

Junipero Serra Museum occupies the site of the first permanent European settlement in California. . .

La Jolla, CA, USA

This society operates three historic structures. . .

San Diego, CA, USA

The Maritime Museum of San Diego preserves one of the largest collections of historic sea vessels in the United States. . .

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Carlsbad, CA, USA

The Museum of Making Music is a non-profit organization in Carlsbad, California. . .

San Diego, CA, USA

This museum has exhibits and research materials related to the history of Rancho Bernardo in northern San Diego. . .

San Diego, CA, USA

This museum has exhibits and collections related to the history of Chinese Americans, especially in the San Diego area. . .

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San Diego, CA, USA

This facility in San Diego's Balboa Park has extensive collections of historic photos, documents, clothing and objects. . .

Encinitas, CA, USA

San Dieguito Heritage Museum displays historical photographs and artifacts from Encinitas and the surrounding San Dieguito area in northern San Diego County. . .

San Diego, CA, USA

The Wells Fargo History Museum is a group of museums operated by Wells Fargo in several states that feature exhibits about the company's history. . .

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San Diego, CA, USA

The Whaley House is an 1857 Greek Revival style residence, a California Historical Landmark, and museum located in Old Town, San Diego. . .

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