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SD Heritage Museum


450 Quail Gardens Drive

Encinitas, CA 92024




12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

The San Dieguito Heritage Museum was founded in 1988 to collect, preserve and interpret the local history of the San Dieguito River area, including Leucadia, Encinitas, Olivenhain, Cardiff, Solana Beach, Del Mar, and Rancho Santa Fe.

The founders had deep roots in the local communities and cherished the unique history of the area.




What's NEW at SDHM?

The 6th Annual Battle of the Beans is Coming Soon!

Lima Ben ManThe San Dieguito Heritage Museum celebrates ‘All Things Growing…Our Agriculture Heritage’ with the 6th Annual Battle of the Lima and Other Beans Cook Off on Saturday, September 27. Local chefs, both amateur and professional, can use any dry bean to create their astoundingly creative dishes. Prizes will be awarded to the top dishes served. Last year, hundreds of locals experienced and enjoyed the Lima Bean Faire.

And there are lots more fun filled activities. And you can buy your tasting tickets online now!


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Family History





Free Family Activities at SDHM

For the month of July, the "Families Make History” program here at the San Dieguito Heritage Museum, will be crafting our very own tambourines!


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Every Saturday and Sunday in April.   Noon to 4pm

New "Now and Then" Interactive Slide Show

Now and Then
Watch the present melt into the past right before your eyes! Check out SDHM's ALL NEW interactive Now and then Photos ! See what's there now and what used to be in exactly the same place. Simply amazing!

Check it out

Encinitas Rotary Wine Festival a Huge Success

photo of 11th Annual Encinitas Wine Festival

The Encinitas Rotary Wine Festival was held on June 7th. Over 850 beneficiary tickets were sold - a new record!

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Our Corporate and Major Individual BBQ Sponsors


450 Quail Gardens Drive

Encinitas, Ca 92024

tel. 760-632-9711



Thursday - Saturday

12:00 - 4:00 p.m.


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