San Diego Natural History Museum
When it comes to San Diego, it can be the perfect summer destination. From unusual things to do in san diego to working on your tan at one of the local beaches, there is something here for everyone. Whether young kids or just here with friends, something that everyone is sure to love is a trip to the San Diego Natural History Museum.
Come and explore the amazing wonders that our world has to offer. At the Natural History Museum, you’ll be able to learn more about the history of the earth, but also about the history of the Southern California as well. In the permanent exhibition, Coast to Cactus, you’ll learn about the unique habitats of Southern California and the animals that call these habitats their home. In the exhibit Fossil Mysteries, guests will be invited to travel back in time to 75 million years ago and see the timeline until the present. You’ll learn about the age of dinosaurs to the Ice Ages and specifically about the fossils found in Southern California and Baja California, Mexico. If you ever wondered what has happening in San Diego millions of years ago, this exhibit has the answers!
For parents with little ones ages 5 years and younger, enjoy an all new experience called The Backyard. Scheduled to open this summer in late July, The Backyard is a place where young minds can explore and learn through play. The Backyard will provide a safe environment to learn about things from animals, minerals and vegetables! Parents can actively participate with their children and sit back and relax at the nearby Flying Squirrel Cafe. Access to The Backyard is included with general admission. Admission for adults to the museum is $19; seniors, students and military with ID get in for $17 and youth ages 3-17 get in for $12. Children 2 and under get in for free. Visit the official website for more information.