Top Museums To Visit In San Diego

July 7, 2016

One of the great things about San Diego is that there is so many museums. Whatever you are interested in from history to art and everything in between, there is something that is just for you. Here are just a few of the museums in the area that you can visit during your stay in San Diego.  

The San Diego Air & Space Museum is about the preservation of significant artifacts of air and space history and technology. In addition, the museum prides itself on inspiring others in the realm of technology, science, mathematics and engineering. At the museum, learn about the fascinating history of air and space! The museum is open from 10am-4:30pm. For more information, visit

The San Diego Natural History Museum is located within the historic Balboa Park. At this museum, not only can you explore through a number of exhibits, you can also catch one of their many films that are being screened on their giant and brand new Dolby digital 3D theater. If you have children, enjoy the weekly ‘Just For Kids’ events that take place at the museum such as “Wacky Science Sundays” that occurs every Sunday. For more information, visit

The USS Midway Museum is a truly unique museum. In fact, last year it was rated the #1 Museum in San Diego according to Tripadvisor. Located on an actual aircraft carrier, the museum is also an interactive experience that is fun for the whole family. During the summer, there are also fun activities planned for the community to enjoy. For example, how would you want to watch movies outdoors right on the deck of the USS Midway! On Thursday, August 11th The Peanuts Movie will be screened and on Sunday, September 4th, Top Gun will be screened. These events are FREE. Visit for more information.

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