I find that this museum does a fine job in a small space. We were especially impressed by the Depression-era naturalistic wall paintings of San Diego Harbor and the surrounding countryside as well as the more stylized scenes of Spanish exploration and construction practices. I found the "Walk on San Diego" giant floor map unusual and it certainly attracted the attention of several visitors, one in a wheel chair who navigated herself to places of interest thereon. The refurbished stage coach and the gold-colored statue of Justice were also worth a look. The exhibition of landscape paintings was a knock out. One that featured a border confrontation between Minute Men in a phalanx of cars with headlights playing out from the US side and folk trying to slip across illegally from Mexico was especially arresting. Kudos to the organizers.
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