Paso Robles History museum

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Don't miss one of the top places to visit in Paso Robles!  Let our docents share the History of Wine, Tales of Wild Outlaw Jesse James, Hot Springs Shenanigans,  and other surprising insights that only a local would know.


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Whether you have an hour or a day, the Paso Robles History Museum, curated by the El Paso de Robles Historical Society, has something for you.  Check out our current exhibits and highlights of past exhibits and programs!

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The Virginia Peterson Research Library is open to everyone, whether working on a specific project or just browsing the collections.  The Library is home to a diverse collection of materials documenting the history of Paso Robles and the surrounding area.  We invite you to come in and explore these invaluable resources. 

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800 12th Street
Paso Robles, CA , 93446

Mailing Address:

PO Box 2875

Paso Robles, CA 93447