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My husband and I stopped here while visiting San Luis Obispo. It is in a building that was once a Free Library that Andrew Carnegie donated money towards. We were a little disappointed that there wasn't much history to read about. There were 3 rooms...More
One of the free libraries built as a result of money donated by Andrew Carnegie. The greeter was a joy! Her passion for this center was infectious. I will make sure to visit more of these original free libraries in my future travels.
We stopped in to see the free exhibit on the history of the fiesta. We enjoyed this lovely building and the information they provided visitors about their town. We felt welcome and it was clean. Sadly there is no way to get parking money changed...More
The history center website has a great 1 1/2 hour 25 chapter video presentation that covers the historic buildings and gives a game plan for exploring these treasures. While we stopped by, the history center was not open and other activities occupied the rest of...More
This area has a lot of history to absorb if you know where to look. This is one of the best, they have items going back to the earliest visitors to the area. Also make time to go to Mission museum to round out your...More
I thoroughly enjoyed visiting here, as much for the interesting history of the building (built as a Carnegie Library) as the interesting SLO County history highlighted inside. The docent was wonderful, very friendly and informative. There are two primary and two secondary exhibit rooms. One...More