History Center of San Luis Obispo County

696 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 - United States





Free Everyday

History Center of San Luis Obispo County is a local history museum featuring objects and photographs from San Luis Obispo County in California.


The History Center’s archive, photograph, and research collections are among the primary public resources for irreplaceable documents, images, and information concerning the history of the people, cultures, and events of San Luis Obispo County.

Participation in Museum Day is open to any tax-exempt or governmental museum or cultural venue on a voluntary basis. Smithsonian magazine encourages museum visitation, but is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of the participating museums and cultural venues, and does not subsidize museums that participate.