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The Ultimate San Diego Family Guide ™


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San Diego Museums and Gardens for Families

Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum

2040 North Santa Fe Ave., Vista (760) 941-1791

This Fageol Model 6-12 can befound at the

Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum.

California Surf Museum

312 Pier View Way, Oceanside (760) 721-6876

Centro Cultural de la Raza

2125 Park Blvd., San Diego (619) 235-6135

Escondido Children’s Museum

380 N. Escondido Blvd, Escondido (760) 233-7755

Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation and Aviation Museum

T-4203 Anderson Avenue, San Diego (877) 359-8762

Japanese Friendship Garden

2215 Pan American Road, San Diego (619) 232-2721

This origami crane, at the Mingei

International Museum, is 4.5 feet tall

and composed of a single piece of paper.

Randy Read

Bancroft Ranch House

9050 Memory Lane, San Diego (Spring Valley) (619) 469-1480

Birch Aquarium At Scripps

2800 Expedition Way, La Jolla (858) 534-FISH

Cabrillo National Monument

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego (619) 557-5450

Campo Stone Store

31130 State Highway 94, Campo

Open Saturday and Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm (619) 478-5707

Magnificent views from the Cabrillo

National Monument

SD Dirk

Maritime Museum of San Diego

1492 N Harbor Drive, San Diego (619) 234-9153

Mingei International Museum

1439 El Prado, San Diego (619) 239-0003

Mormon Battalion

2510 Juan St, San Diego, CA 92110

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

1001 Kettner Blvd, San Diego (619) 234-1001

Museum of Making Music

5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad (760) 438-5996

Museum of Man

1350 El Prado, San Diego (619) 239-2001

Male Sarcophagus, a funeral

receptacle, at the Museum of Man



Museum of Photogenic Arts

1649 El Prado, San Diego (619) 238-7559

The New Children’s Museum of San Diego

200 West Island Avenue, San Diego (619) 233-8792

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

1875 El Prado, San Diego (619) 238-1233

San Diego Air and Space Museum

2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego (619) 234-8291

San Diego Archaeological Center

16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido (760) 291-0370

San Diego Art Institute

1439 El Prado, San Diego (619) 236-0011

San Diego Automotive Museum

2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego (619) 231-2886

San Diego Botanical Building

1650 El Prado, San Diego (619) 234-8901

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

404 Third Avenue, San Diego (619) 338-9888

San Diego Firehouse Museum

1572 Columbia St., San Diego (619) 232-3473

San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum

2131 Pan American Plaza, San Diego (619) 234-2544

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

1649 El Prado, San Diego (619) 696-0199

San Diego Museum of  Art

1450 El Prado, San Diego (619) 232-7931

San Diego Natural History Museum   Our Review

1788 El Prado, San Diego (619) 232-3821

San Diego Police Museum

4710 College Ave., San Diego (619) 726-6151

Serra Museum

2727 Presidio Drive San Diego (619) 232-6203

Spanish Village Art Center in Balboa Park

1770 Village Place, San Diego (619) 233-9050

Timken Museum of Art

1500 El Prado, San Diego (619) 239-5548

United States Marine Corps Command Museum

Admission is always free!

1600 Henderson, San Diego (619) 524-6719

USS Midway Museum

910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego (619) 544-9600

William Heath Davis House

410 Island Ave., San Diego (619) 233-4692

Apollo 9 Command Module at the San

Diego Air and Space Museum

Melodie Mesiano

Sekitei, raked gravel and rocks, at the Japanese Friendship Garden

San Diego Automotive Museum

Marcin Wichary

Pleasure Point at Museum of Contemporary

Art San Diego

Lynn Holland

A beautiful water feature at the San Diego

Botanical Building in Balboa Park

Gary Wood

Michael Seljos

Mosaic tile sculpture outside of the San Diego Hall of Champions Museum

Aviation on display at the San Diego Air and Space Museum.