The Coronado Museum of History of Art is in the landmark Historical Association building, a historically-designated site, right in the center of downtown. You can take an interactive look at Coronado's colorful past, its long association with aviation and with the military, the renowned Hotel del Coronado, and changing exhibits about Coronado culture and history.
There also is the Museum Store that sells unique items and Museum Cafe in the same building.
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 toward these goals to bring the history of Coronado to the community. In our state-of-the-art collections vault, we are carefully preserving everything from 1880s newspapers to vintage garments and over 20,000 photographs. In our Museum, we bring Coronado’s history to life through fascinating exhibitions.
Located at the Historical Association, the recently remodeled Coronado Museum of History & Art now includes a Kids’ History Innovation Lab. This new museum space gives young children and...
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