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    Kumeyaay Ethnobotany

    For thousands of years, the Kumeyaay people of northern Baja California and Southern California have made their homes in the diverse landscapes of the region, interacting with native plants and continuously refining their botanical knowledge.  Join anthropologist and author of…

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    A Life in San Diego Archaeology

    Explore 10,000 years of local history at the San Diego Archaeological Center at a reception and presentation.  Enjoy food and drink prior to the 1 PM presentation Lately It Occurs to Me: A Life in San Diego Archaeology by local…

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    Smithsonian Museum Day

    Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two…

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    Adult Programs and Tours

    The Center offers presentations to community groups at the Center or your location. Each 45-minute lecture includes a slide show and a question and answer period. Learn about the history under your feet and the recent research conducted at the…

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    Cuseum App

    Archaeology and technology come together as the San Diego Archaeological Center partners with Cuseum, a museum web app. Explore the museum through self-guided walking tours featuring enhanced content, such as video demonstrations. Or explore the Center’s exhibits from home, school,…