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 emphasis on those from the Central Coast. The collections and displays include military artifacts from WWI to today, historical memo- rabilia, and a research library. The Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum is the only Central Coast site certified by the Library of Con- gress for recording interviews for the Veterans History Project.
Located at 801 Grand Avenue, the museum is open Wed-Sat from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more informa- tion visit or call (805) 543-1763.
The San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum
For families with young children, check out the San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum. From miniature sets to inspire imagina- tions, to the hands-on activities, there is no shortage of fun learning here. Many of the exhibits are more than what they seem and children and adults alike will delight in new discoveries.
The Shop is filled for the holidays with items such as plushes
from Jellycat, kinetic sand, and the ever-popular squishy dinos.
Located at 1010 Nipomo St.
in San Luis Obispo. Hours are Thursday-Monday, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4 p.m. For more infor- mation call (805) 544-5437
or visit
San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum
The San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum has it all, from the first narrow-gauge Pacific Coast Railway
San Luis Obispo
that carried people and goods from Avila to San Luis Obispo, through the arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad in around 22 years later in 1896, to modern times. The exhibits include a variety of railroad cars and railroad equipment, including a 1926 Pullman observation car. The museum presents a variety of displays and artifacts that cover railroads and railroad topics such as Surf, Santa Maria Valley, Southern Pacific, Amtrak, Port San Luis, the Pacific Coast Railway, Orchard Express, Union Pacific, and more. A variety of community events are hosted throughout the year.
The museum, located at 1940 Santa Barbara Avenue, is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults,
$3 for children, with kids under 3 admitted for free. For more informa- tion, see or call (805) 548-1894. Visitors are encouraged to visit the website for the most recent visitor’s information.
See a story about the SLO Rail- road Museum on page 20.
    Tchaikovsky & Testimony
Saturday, May 6, 2023
The Performing Arts Center SLO
Tickets at or 805-756-4849
 Convenient and affordable transportation to the best of SLO.
  For route and schedule information, please visit, download the SLO Transit app or call 805-541-2877. Thank you!
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