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history museum

Explore paso robles history!

Current Exhibits

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Paso Robles' history! Our beautiful exhibits at the History Museum, nestled in the heart of downtown Paso Robles, bring the past to life through captivating stories, artifacts, and photographs. Discover the fascinating tales of the Salinan people, the rise of Paso Robles as a hot springs destination, and the influence of Camp Roberts on our community.


Our exhibits are constantly evolving, with new displays rotating in regularly. We invite you to visit us often, both online and in person, to explore the latest chapters in our local history. Delve into the stories of our pioneers, our industries, and the vibrant culture that makes Paso Robles unique.

We hope to see you soon!

Current Exhibits

Explore our permanent exhibits at the Paso Robles History Museum and uncover the fascinating stories that shaped our community. Wander through Bearcat Alley, where the legacy of Paso Robles schools comes alive with memorabilia and memories. Immerse yourself in the pages of history as you peruse our collection of historic books, some of which graced the shelves of the original Carnegie Library.

But the adventure doesn't stop there! Delve into the depths of our countless other permanent exhibits, each offering a unique glimpse into the past. From the lives of early settlers to the development of local industries, our museum showcases the rich tapestry of Paso Robles history. Come discover the stories that make our community so special!

Permanent exhibits


Previous exhibits

Take a nostalgic trip down memory lane with a peek at our past exhibits at the Paso Robles History Museum! These captivating displays showcased the rich and diverse history of our beloved town, from its earliest settlers to its modern-day achievements. Each exhibit was meticulously curated to bring the past to life through engaging stories, rare artifacts, and evocative photographs.

Whether it was the vibrant tales of the Salinan people, the rise of Paso Robles as a world-renowned wine region, or the heartwarming stories of local heroes, these exhibits left a lasting impression on visitors of all ages. Although these specific displays may be gone, their spirit lives on in our museum's ongoing commitment to preserving and sharing the history of Paso Robles.

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