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Exhibitions

Local Treasures from the History Center’s Collections

January 15, 2012 – September 10, 2013

Have you ever wondered how San Diego History Center acquires its artifacts and the process they have to go through before they go out on the floor for exhibition? Well, you don’t have to wait anymore.

Local Treasures from the History Center’s Collections features a diverse display of artifacts that have been graciously donated to the museum in recent years and highlight the process these pieces much undergo before they become accessible to the general public. From acquisition, to cataloguing, processing and preserving, this exhibition provides an overview of how some of the History Center’s most famous pieces arrived here.