San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is offering FREE museum admission to ALL Active Duty Military, National Guard and Reserve Components as well as up to 5 family members from Memorial Day through Labor Day!
Blue Star Museums is an Operation Appreciation initiative from Blue Star Families in conjunction with the National Endowment for the Arts, Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across the USA, including the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum and many other wonderful organizations throughout San Diego County.
Visit http://bluestarfam.org/Programs/Blue_Star_Museums for a list of participating organizations.
Celebrate the Moon Festival and help us welcome new members
into the museum family on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 6:00 – 9:00pm in our beautiful and tranquil Chuang Garden. Enjoy Chinese food, music, beer, wine, a silent auction, and ancient Chinese legends under the full moon.
$15 for members and their guests, $25 for nonmembers, Free for all new members who joined in 2014.
Non-members can join now or at the door to receive free admission. Recruit your friends to join the museum, and you could win a special surprise!
Space is limited and reservations are required. To RSVP, please contact the museum at 619.338.9888 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s that time again when the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum opens it’s doors to families from all over the San Diego region to celebrate a time-honored Chinese tradition: the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. The Chinese celebrate the Moon or Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋節 on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month by savoring the full moon, the bounty of the harvest, and delicious mooncakes.
Join the us in celebrating the brightest full moon of the year! The event will be held on September 13, 2014 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm in the museum’s beautiful garden. Admission is $4, free for children under 12 and museum members.
Walk-ins welcome but reservations are highly recommended. For more information or to RSVP, please call 619-338-9888 or email email@example.com.
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Current Exhibits:
Chuang Archive and Learning Center Current Exhibits:
For a limited time, the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will exhibit original photographs by Chen Changfen at the Chuang Archive and Learning Center.
Please note the Chuang Archive and Learning Center’s special hours of operation. Check back regularly for the most current open hours. Visits to the Chuang Archive and Learning Center should begin at the Museum located at 404 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101.
Sunday : Closed
Monday : Closed
Tuesday – Saturday : 10:30 – 12:30pm open,
12:30pm – 4:00 by appointment
Chuang Archive and Learning Center is the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum’s newest facility and is located at 541 B, Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101.
Want a tour of the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum’s permanent collection and the featured rotating exhibit? Would you like to explore Old Chinatown and learn about San Diego’s old Stingaree Red Light District? The Gaslamp District was a very different place in the turn of century, learn how it got to be that way.
The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum offers museum tours on the first Saturday and an Asian Pacific Historic District Walking tour on the second Saturday of every month. Space is limited so make your reservations today. See Ongoing Events for more information.
NEW LECTURE SERIES: Explore intriguing aspects of Chinese art, culture and history with Senior Coordinator of Education & Exhibits Alex Stewart. New topics every month, many of which feature original research on museum artifacts or firsthand ethnographic accounts from China.