Museum

ALL ABOARD! VINTAGE TRAIN RIDES EACH WEEKEND IN JANUARY

January 14, 2013 (Campo)--All aboard! Vintage Train Rides and museum tours are offered each weekend in January at the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum, Campo, one of the "eight great" railroad museums in California. 

Ride the museum's "Golden State" excursion train to Tunnel 4 and the Lower Campo Creek Bridge at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. each day. Reservations not required, however reservations are required to ride with the engineer.

COLLEGE FOR KIDS AT THE HERITAGE OF THE AMERICAS MUSEUM

 

June 17, 2012 (Rancho San Diego) -- Every summer the Heritage of the Americas Museum, located on the campus of Cuyamaca College in Rancho San Diego, has week-long classes for students going into fifth through ninth grades. All of the classes are taught by retired school teachers. The cost for each five-day class is only $50.00.  For more information, you can call the Museum at 619-670-5194 or visit the web site at www.cuyamaca.edu/museum.
 
The classes at the Museum are very unique, fun, and educational. The first two sessions are called Survivor: Pioneer Skills in the Computer World. This class teaches students things that they won’t learn sitting in front of a computer. They’ll build a model shelter, make fire by friction, and rig and lift a weight using a rope and pulleys, and more. The list of activities goes on and on and the students always have a great time.

 

URBAN FARMING IS FOCUS OF SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL APRIL 28

 

 
 
April 15, 2012 (El Cajon) Join the Water Conservation Garden, the Heritage of the Americas Museum and the Ornamental Horticulture Department at Cuyamaca College on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. as they present the 19th annual Spring Garden Festival.  This year’s theme is “Urban Farming” and will include experts on raising urban chickens, beekeeping and vegetable gardening. 
 
 

HERE COMES PETER COTTONTAIL: OLD-TIME EASTER BUNNY TRAIN THROUGH APRIL 7

 
March 21, 2012 (Campo) -- Head on out to Campo for an old-time train ride with the Easter Bunny at the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum in Campo. In addition to the train ride, visitors will bring home an Easter egg, and participate in an Easter craft project.

SAN DIEGO CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY MUSEUM MAKES BIG MOVE IN ESCONDIDO

 
  
July 13, 2011 (Escondido) --  San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) announces a new home in historic downtown Escondido.  The new location has more than 12,000 square feet of space (half indoor, half outdoor) for educational exhibits and programming to serve tens of thousands of people annually.