Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center at Pauwai

In compliance with state and county public health orders, Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center is temporarily closed for docent-led tours. Learn more here  The Center will reopen on the third Saturday of each month for self-guided tours, starting on March 20, 2021. More information and sign up can be found under 'Programs and Activities'.

A thriving community of Native Americans populated Pauwai long before the Spanish arrived. The evidence of their lives and work can be seen today at the Kumeyaay-Ipai Interpretive Center, founded by a partnership with the City of Poway, Friends of the Kumeyaay, and the San Pasqual Band of Indians.

Take a guided tour of this archaeological site where you will experience artifacts, ’ewaas, and a milling and grinding station.

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