It is in times like these that we must remain aware and knowledgeable. Our top priority is the health of our community, staff, volunteers, docents, patrons and visitors. While the situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is fluid and ever-changing we are actively involved in conversations addre...

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Hops + History: Letters From the War

Feb 21, 2020 – Feb 21, 2020

Between 1941 and 1946, several thousand students and graduates of San Diego State College joined the armed forces and went off to war. Letters were written home by these servicemen and women detailing their wartime experiences will be shared during a reader's theatre performance by Write Out Loud...

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2 years ago
ENJOY -small museum featuring histories of Coronado. FREE viewing with free maps and guides of area. Rest stop! Volunteers in service to community. Knowledgeable and friendly.
- Refugio I
a year ago
One of the best and historical hotels in US...outstanding service
- Sergio H
9 months ago
Actually I went to Tent City to eat. Conveniently found the museum in the same building next door. Pretty cool.
- Johnny M

About us

The Coronado Historical Association, a non-profit 501 (c) 3 charitable organization, was founded in 1969 to help people understand and appreciate Coronado’s unique history, art, architecture, and historical resources. We continually work towards these goals and brings the history of Coronado to the community. In our state-of-the-art archives, we are carefully preserving everything from 1880s newspapers to vintage garments and over 20,000 photographs. In our Museum of History & Art, we bring Coronado’s history to life through fascinating permanent exhibits and changing displays.

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1100 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
United States

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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