San Diego History Center

San Diego History Center

The San Diego History Center displays engaging and dynamic exhibits showcasing San Diego’s cultural heritage and regional history as a prominent metropolitan force in the 21st century. As one of the largest historical institutions on the West Coast, the History Center is dedicated to collecting, displaying, and preserving valuable artifacts from San Diego’s dynamic history. All K-12 education programs offered at the San Diego History Center are designed as an extension of classroom learning, customized specifically to each class with trained docents and professional educators.

HISTORY
History At Home

Grades: ES - Grades 1-5

Website:

http://bit.ly/sdhc-LEARN

Contact:
k12programs@sandiegohistory.org

Samantha Alberts

Manager of Community Learning

Phone:

(619) 232-6203 X130

History is all around you! Learn the skills of a historian, compare primary sources from the SDHC collection, and discover the photos, objects, and stories in your own home.

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Virtual Field Trips Page

Mapping Balboa Park

Grades: ES - Grades 3-8

Website:

http://bit.ly/sdhc-LEARN

Contact:
k12programs@sandiegohistory.org

Samantha Alberts

Manager of Community Learning

Phone:

(619) 232-6203 X130

Explore the buildings and features that form the foundation of the modern Park. Use the tools of a historian to learn about Balboa Park, then and now!

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Virtual Field Trips Page

San Diego Before Statehood

Grades: ES - Grades 3-5

Website:

http://bit.ly/sdhc-LEARN

Contact:
k12programs@sandiegohistory.org

Samantha Alberts

Manager of Community Learning

Phone:

(619) 232-6203 X130

Journey back in time and explore Presidio Park to reveal the daily life of the Kumeyaay, the Spanish, and the Mexican inhabitants of early California.

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Virtual Field Trips Page

Stories of San Diego

Grades: ES - Grades 2-5

Website:

http://bit.ly/sdhc-LEARN

Contact:
k1
2programs@sandiegohistory.org

Samantha Alberts

Manager of Community Learning

Phone:

(619) 232-6203 X130

Discover San Diego’s early beginnings and how the history of San Diego is reflected in our culture today by exploring the changes that have occurred here over time.

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Virtual Field Trips Page