Preservation engages the past in a conversation with the present over a mutual concern for the future.

William Murtagh   First keeper of the National Register of Historic Places

Historic Preservation

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Wisteria Cottage

The La Jolla Historical Society Wisteria Cottage exhibition gallery is closed until further notice.  The Office and Research Center is open; health and safety protocols apply. 

The Venturi Pergola and Garden

Installed in 2018, this outdoor garden on the lower terrace of the Society's campus is open to the public.  Free admission.

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