Paso Robles History museum

Don't miss one of the top places to visit in paso robles!  Let our docents share tales of Wild Outlaw Jesse James, history of wine, hot springs shenanigans,  and other surprising insights that only a local would know. 

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Welcome to the Paso Robles Area Historical Society & Museum.  Find out about our mission, our story, and our team.

Find out about our current exhibits and highlights of past exhibits and programs.

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The Paso Robles Area Historical Society is home to the Virginia Peterson Research Library which contains materials documenting the history of Paso Robles.  Find out about Paso's History, Research Services & Collections, Educational Outreach, and Notable Residents.

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800 12th Street
Paso Robles, CA , 93446

Mailing Address:

PO Box 2875

Paso Robles, CA 93447