(760) 630-0444

MUSEUM HOURS

Wednesday-Friday &
1st & 2nd Saturdays
10am - 2:30pm
Tours during closed hours are available by appointment.

MUSEUM ADDRESS

2317 Old Foothill Dr.
Vista, CA 92084

MAP & DIRECTIONS

VISTA PRESS ARCHIVE

OFFICE HOURS

Monday-Friday
8am - 4pm

MAILING ADDRESS

P.O.Box 1032
Vista, CA 92085

FAX
(760) 295-9993

VISTA HISTORY SHOW

Vista Historical Museum Exhibits

Our exhibits are rotated frequently in order to display the many diverse historic items, photographs and documents that demonstrate Vista’s past. Plan to visit often.

Agriculture

agricultureVista was an important agricultural area. Visit the Museum to see pictures of our opulent history.

Hall of Fame

hall of fameOur Hall of Fame exhibit honors outstanding citizens from the past and present whose contributions have helped Vista become the great community it is today.

Indian Artifacts

artifactsRediscover the area’s earliest dwellers by visiting our collection of rare pottery, arrowheads and art.

Military

military

The Vista Press

vista pressThe first edition of The Vista Press was published on September 24, 1926.  Publisher M.Z. Remsburg and his son, Everett, spent the rest of their lives chronicling local news.  View historic news items and printing equipment. 

Vintage Fashion

fashionVista ladies have always been fashionable! Enjoy period clothing and accessories. 

Vista Schools

schoolsThe first schools were built at the end of the 19th century. Peruse yearbooks, class and sport photographs and other memorabilia.

Wedding Gowns

brides