NOTE: We'll be closed November 27 and 28, Thursday and Friday, for Thanksgiving.
The Blacksmith shop will be closed from December 8th through January 9th.
Walking Tours,  free
Approximately 90 minutes long
Meet at SE corner of Grand & Broadway at 6pm
December 6        Old Escondido East
Annual Open House
We'll be celebrating another year of preserving local history and invite you to join us for information, fun and sweets.
January 17th, 2pm - 4 pm
Coming Up:
Our office was the city's first public library.
Welcome to your source for Escondido history, events, activities and classes.
Our mission is to collect, preserve, exhibit and
interpretthe history of Escondido, California.
We are also the voice and steward of Grape Day Park.
Escondido History Center
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Click here to see our museum on YouTube. It's from an episode of the KPBS show Wonderland.
Your tax deductible donation helps us provide many services free of charge.
We're located in Grape Day Park in downtown Escondido.
Physical address: 321 N. Broadway, Escondido CA 92025
Mailing address:   PO Box 263, Escondido CA 92033 
Phone: 760 743-8207
Fax:     760 743-8267
Office hours:   Tuesday through Saturday 10am-4pm
Museum hours: Tuesday - Thursday, and Saturday 1pm-4pm
Parking: 3 hour parking along Broadway or unlimited parking in the lot just north of the park on Woodward, between Broadway and Escondido Blvd.

General questions                     

Wendy Barker, Executive Director
Robin Fox, Education Coordinator
Limited time exhibit:
"A Stitch in Time" quilt exhibit
in the city's first library.