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San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum

Educate, Inspire, Preserve, and Celebrate!

SDCHM’s mission is to create a deeper understanding of China and Chinese America through programs in education, culture and art in the belief that cross-cultural understanding strengthens our diverse San Diego community. Located in the heart of San Diego’s downtown Asian Pacific Historic District, SDCHM is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary with special events, exhibitions, and programs. Over the past twenty years, SDCHM has welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors, collected thousands of ethnographic artifacts, and hosted hundreds of educational programs and exhibitions. Today, SDCHM remains a platform for celebrating multiculturalism, enriching the community, and showcasing San Diego as an international cultural tourist destination.

 

Neighborhood: Downtown

404 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 338-9888
info@sdchm.org

Hours

MONDAY CLOSED
TUESDAY CLOSED
WEDNESDAY 10:30AM – 4:00PM
THURSDAY 10:30AM – 4:00PM
FRIDAY 10:30AM – 4:00PM
SATURDAY 10:30AM – 4:00PM
SUNDAY 10:30 PM – 4:00PM

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Visit:

  • Open Wednesday-Sunday - 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • General admission is $5
  • SDCHM members and children under 12 are free!
  • Permanent Exhibition: Mission Building (404 3rd Avenue)
  • Temporary Exhibition: Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Extension (328 J Street)

Ongoing Events:

  • Walking Tour: Every 2nd Saturday at 11 AM-FREE with GA Museum Admission!
  • Special Lectures: Every 3rd Saturday of the month. Please check our website!
  • Free Tai Chi in the Garden: Every Saturday, 9am-10am in the Chuang Garden.
  • Dig to Discover Archaeology Box Activity: Available to children upon request!
  • Museum Gift Stores: In both Mission and Extension facilities

More Information

  • Historic Landmark
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult

Visit:

  • Open Wednesday-Sunday - 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • General admission is $5
  • SDCHM members and children under 12 are free!
  • Permanent Exhibition: Mission Building (404 3rd Avenue)
  • Temporary Exhibition: Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Extension (328 J Street)
  • Venue for Lectures/Workshops: Chuang Archive & Learning Center (541 2nd Avenue)

Ongoing Events:

  • Walking Tour: Every 2nd Saturday at 11 AM-FREE with GA Museum Admission!
  • Special Lectures: Every 3rd Saturday of the month. Please check our website!
  • Free Tai Chi in the Garden: Every Saturday, 9am-10am in the Chuang Garden.
  • Dig to Discover Archaeology Box Activity: Available to children upon request!
  • Museum Gift Stores: In both Mission and Extension facilities
  • Joint Ticket w/ Gaslamp Museum: $8 ticket to visit 3 historical sites

More Information

  • Historic Landmark
  • Kid Friendly
  • Tours
  • General Admission - Adult

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