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Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum

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I have to go back!

Just dropped in to check it out and thought it was a lot smaller than it is. There is a lot for a... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
San Luis Obispo, California
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A community treasure trove!

It’s hard to believe how many historical artifacts have been assembled and are on display in this... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
San Luis Obispo, California
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801 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2641
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Just dropped in to check it out and thought it was a lot smaller than it is. There is a lot for a lot of different people to look at who have different interests! I did not realize it went all the way to World...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to believe how many historical artifacts have been assembled and are on display in this small museum. It’s a very impressive community treasure trove! Anyone with an interest in the American history of war since WWI should go. The odds are high that...More

Thank jonr105
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great little museum. One large room broken into 14 stations covering artifacts and information from WWI thru to the Iraq War. Docents on hand to answer any questions. Great display of pictures and stories of our MIA's. Well worth a visit. Lots of parking.

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I've been here quite a few times as my Aunt works here 1 day a week and I am a member of the American Legion in Oregon and visit the Legion in SLO whenever I'm here. I'm always amazed at the beautiful displays and knowledgeable...More

1  Thank timdI3110WX
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great and interesting place to visit with helpful veterans that guide you through the museum. Very interesting and real artifacts from all major wars, starting with World War 1. The armory that is in the museum shows interesting weapons and their history. Some artifacts there...More

Thank Kimbabites
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The docents were very relaxed. If one wanted to view the armory, they would have to unlock it & stay in there with you. The father of one of the docents went missing over (he was a pilot) North Korea during our war with them....More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The museum has a surprisingly large number of displays with a focus on World War 2. In front they even have an old cannon and a Vietnam era tank! Helpful staff. Plenty of parking.

Thank GlenDimas
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is a small, but interesting museum. A veteran docent is always on hand to answer questions and talk of the exhibits. Lots of interesting things to see here. All branches of the armed forces are represented. Its a worthwhile visit! I have taken my...More

Thank slosammie
Reviewed 25 February 2016

As a review I use the museums mission statement since it is accurate as a description of what you can expect during your visit. "To honor all veterans past and present with emphasis on those from the Central Coast who have served America in her...More

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29 June 2018|
Response from jonr105 | Reviewed this property |
Good question. There are several other tenants that share this building with the museum. I don’t know who it was built for, or when.