This cultural & educational facility showcases the prehistoric and historic art, culture, and natural history of the Americas through four wings of exhibits: Natural History, Archaeology, Anthropology and Art. The Tropical Garden Patio, the Desert Garden Patio, and the surrounding landscaping may be considered a fifth wing. At the heart of the museum is their unique gift shop. Come and enjoy a “Journey Through Time” at this amazing museum, which is located on the campus of Cuyamaca College in Rancho San Diego.
The Heritage of the Americas Museum, located on the campus of Cuyamaca College in Rancho San Diego, California, invites visitors of all ages to experience a journey through time. Five wings divide the building into areas of Natural History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Art, and Education. In the words of the Museum’s founder, Bernard Lueck, “To be lost and never found is to be nothing.” Through the discovery of these antiquities, mankind is educated and inspired.
Visit Heritage of the Americas Museum
12110 Cuyamaca College Drive W.
El Cajon, CA 92019
Saturday: Temporarily Closed
12110 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon, CA