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“This was a place we just stumbled upon as the result of a search of visiting Carlsbad, and we've often found that the small local museums are often charming and present an interesting history of the area.”
“... but also a very active educational program for school children, an active and historical cemetery, a quiet retreat area and an active Catholic church (and yes, a Museum well worth the modest admission price).”
“It's history is entwined with the political history of southern California, well explained and illustrated in the on-site museum.”
“Small regional museums are often watered down versions of larger ,useums, but the OMA takes excellent advantage of the opportunity to showcase exhibits with local ties.”
“The building itself housing the Museum is a restored portion of Old City Hall and located right next to Historic Fire Station # 1. Architect Frederic Fisher's addition of the glass front porch is simply magnificen...”