San Diego Archaeological Center

Visit the San Diego Archaeological Center to see exhibits and artifacts representing 10,000 years of human existence in San Diego.

Price:

  • Free

Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Saturday 10am-2pm
Closed Sundays

Store:
Yes

Café:
No

Website:
www.sandiegoarchaeology.org

Phone:
1-760-291-0370

Address:
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido CA 92027


Detailed Description:
The San Diego Archaeological Center has a passion for telling the history of San Diego County going back some 10,000 years ago. Through artifact viewing, games, graphic displays and a research station, the Center gives visitors access and understanding of San Diego’s past. The Center, located in Escondido, hosts permanent exhibitions on all subjects archaeology: An Introduction to Archaeology and the Archaeology of San Diego gives viewers more understanding of archaeology and archaeology in San Diego; Pottery- Earth, Water, Fire and Air shows amazing Kumeyaay pottery; Shells Tell a Story shows visitors different shells found from different time periods in San Diego and how scientists can learn about the history of the environment from them; and Children at Play showing artifacts belonging to children over different time periods, like toys and games.

 


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