Map and Atlas Museum of La Jolla
"Cartography in the Age of Columbus" promises selection of original maps from 15th and 16th centuries, showing the discoveries of Columbus and others and how that changed the mapping of the world. Among items on display: the second edition of the 1493 “Columbus Letter,” one of two known copies and the only edition with a map. Collection includes maps from 17th to 20th century, with works by cartographers ranging from Ortelius, Blaeu, Father Kino, and Benjamin Franklin to Jo Mora.
Museum is also open 11am-4pm on first and third Saturday each month and by appointment.
- "A revisit to the La Jolla Mp Museum" · Dec. 16, 2012
- "La Jolla Map and Atlas Museum" · Aug. 1, 2012
|Wednesday||11 a.m. to 4 p.m.|
|Thursday||11 a.m. to 4 p.m.|