We just kind of stumbled across this museum on the internet while at breakfast in La Jolla. It wasn’t something we had preplanned yet thankfully they were open the day we visited. It is not really easy to find but we were so glad we...更多
This little-known, FREE museum is a hidden treasure - a huge collection of antique maps, beautifully displayed in a lovely, modern museum! I have lived in the San Diego area for nearly 40 years and can't believe that I only discovered the museum today! Check...更多
This is a “must-see” for anyone interested in history and geography. Very well organized and curated for a small museum with detailed descriptions posted for each and every item in the collection. Gives good explanations of how map-making evolved through the centuries i.e., maps were...更多
This small museum is such a special collection of antique, priceless maps from across the centuries.
Our teenagers even thought they were so very cool!
Based on our teens' experiences, we organized an outing for our Boy Scout Troop and the boys (+ parents/siblings) loved...更多
This unique museum was enthralling, and would be for any historical map lover. It is very well organized and presented, with a wealth of maps from circa 1500 until the early 1900's. An hour and a half just zipped by, and this would always be...更多
What a find! The rooms in this small but beautifully lit and well-organized museum are filled with original, aesthetically-mounted maps of the world dating from the dawn of the printing press. We expected to spend an hour looking at the collection but we spent over...更多
I have visited many of the attractions and museums in San Diego. So when looking for something new I came across the Map Museum in La Jolla.
It is tucked away in a commercial building but still easy to find and when you walk in...更多
This collector has generously decided to share his extensive collection with the public, perfectly displayed and with explanatory text. Especially if you like history you will really enjoy the development of the ideas about geography and place names. And if you like graphic arts this...更多