Paso Robles History museum

We are open everyday 11-3, except Tuesday and Wednesday.  Come see us!


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.

 Find out about Paso's history, notable residents, and enjoy a few of our newsletters.


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. 


Click on the map's full screen icon in the upper right, to see some of the  local areas that the Historical Society covers for family histories, photos and research.