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Coronado Historical Association & Museum

Coronado's Museum

The Coronado Museum 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.

The Coronado Historical Association's hours are Tueday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm and Saturday - Sunday 10 am - 3pm. The Coronado Historical Association's exhibit “A View from the Periscope” is open now!

Holiday Hours:
Closed for Thanksgiving & Black Friday
Shop Small Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Closed December 24, 2022 - January 2, 2023


Neighborhood: Coronado

1100 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92103

Get Directions

Contact Info

(619) 435-7242
Toll-Free: (866) 599-7242


The Museum Store and Galleries are open Tuesday - Friday from 10 am - 4 pm and Saturday - Sunday 10 am - 3pm.


Events to check out


Walking Tour of Historic Coronado

Coronado Historical Association & Museum
Apr 1, 2022 - ongoing

Every Sunday at 11 am & Thursday at 1 pm One of the best ways to experience the history of Coronado is to go on a historic walking tour. This is the secret that Coronado locals know: it takes...


Book Launch: The Other Side of the Fence

Coronado Historical Association & Museum
Feb 4, 2023

In celebration of Black History Month, the Coronado Historical Association and the San Diego History Center invite you to the book launch of Cynthia Hudgins's memoir, The Other Side of the...


Wine & Lecture: Kate O. Sessions: It All Started i

Coronado Historical Association & Museum
Apr 20, 2023

The Coronado Historical Association invites you to the next lecture in the Wine and Lecture series: Kate O. Sessions: It All Started in Coronado. Horticulturist and nursery owner Kate Sessions was a...

What to Know

  • Museum Store - Inspired gifts at one of the most visited shops on the island.

What to Experience

  • Museum Galleries - Coronado's history through exhibits and artifacts.

More Information

  • Historic Landmark
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  • Tours
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