Barona Cultural Center & Museum a finalist for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Services.

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The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today announced that the Barona Cultural Center & Museum is among the 30 top finalists in the country for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Services.

As San Diego County’s first museum on an Indian reservation dedicated to the perpetuation of the local Kumeyaay-Diegueno culture, the Barona Museum offers a unique educational journey for visitors of all ages.

The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to their communities. For 25 years, the award has celebrated institutions that demonstrate extraordinary and innovative approaches to public service and are making a difference for individuals, families and communities.

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