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Located on the North Side of Grape Day Park in Escondido, California

Phone: (760) 743-8207       Email: ehc@escondidohistory.org

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HISTORY CENTER NEWS
Congratulations and thanks for 26 years of dedicated service go to

Executive Director Robin Fox, who has officially retired

We are now searching for a qualified replacement. 

Click here for a job description and other information.
 

PICTORIAL HISTORY BOOK ON SALE
Click here for more information

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Office & Research Center

The Office & Research Center is open Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Museum Complex

The Hoffman House remains closed for repairs, however, the Train Depot is open 1:00 - 4:00 on Thursdays and Saturdays.

We're looking for great volunteers to welcome guests and provide information in the Train Depot, Pullman Car, and Victorian House! We provide  training. Please click on the button for more info.

FUN STUFF

FOR KIDS

Bandy Blacksmith Guild

Blacksmithing and Wheelwright activity can be seen most Tuesdays and Saturdays in the Bandy Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shop.  Classes are also offered on a regular basis.  For more information, click here.

Current Exhibits

  No charge for admission to museum buildings but donations are gratefully accepted.  

  • The Museum Office and Research Center features Cassou Family and Transportation exhibits and is open Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Closed for maintenance, the Victorian Country House furnished in the style of the turn of the 20th century.

  • Railroad Depot Office and Waiting Room, with extensive displays of historical artifacts from Escondido history, are located in the Santa Fe Depot.  Next to the station is the Pullman Train Car with H-O model train.  Open Thursdays and Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 pm

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Coming Events

Click on event for more information

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It's almost always a great day to visit Grape Day Park!

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We thank our amazing volunteers who make it possible for us to carry out our mission. 

“Our Heritage is all that we know of ourselves;

what we preserve of it, our only record.”

-- Philip Ward

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