Museum of Man’s California Tower Opens for Tours January 1

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The iconic California Tower is officially opening for tours starting on January 1, 2015. The tower was built in 1915 to mark the entry to the Panama-California Exposition in Balboa Park and has since become a staple in San Diego’s historical and cultural narrative. The reason for its closing in 1935 is still a bit murky, though the museum has been in talks to reopen the tower for decades – and now, just in time for the centennial celebration of the great 1915 Expo, the tower will officially open to the public.
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