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Chula Vista History Photos


They Made Chula Vista History

These booklets were produced as part of a project initiated by Altrusa Club of Chula Vista Inc. Foundation. The project leads were Altrusa member Jeri Gulbransen Gustafsson, CVESD Assistant Superintendent John Nelson, and CVPL Librarian Donna Golden.

Enjoy the electronic version here in pdf format.
(Actual copies will soon be available for checkout.)

They Made Chula Vista History


History of Chula Vista

Read a brief overview of Chula Vista history from 3000 B.C. to the present.   

Heritage Museum

Heritage Museum

Chula Vista Heritage Museum
360 Third Ave (east side of Memorial Park)
Chula Vista CA 91910-3932
(619) 427-8092


Monday & Wednesday 12 - 4pm

Saturday 12-3

(may also be open during special events)

Admission is free.

Special school and group tours are by appointment only. To book a tour please call the Museum at (619) 427-8092.

Built in 1946, the Museum was founded in 1993 and is part of the Chula Vista Public Library System.


Historic Homes (1880s-1930s)

Roger's Home





Rohr Aircraft Corporation Exhibit (March 2008 - April 2008)





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Support for the Heritage Museum

The Museum is supported by the Heritage Museum Society, a chapter of the Friends of the Chula Vista Library.

Operating funds come from the sale of books and other items for sale at the Museum, as well as financial donations and Friends of the Library memberships.


Hisotric Photos

Deed of Gift Form (PDF) (01/18/06)




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