The San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT) strives to instill in all a respect for nature and the environment through inspiring research, education, and exhibits. Traveling through a 75-million-year timeline, from the age of dinosaurs to the Ice Ages, experience an unfolding of the prehistory of southern (Continue reading)
Mingei International Museum located in Balboa Park, preserves and exhibits folk art, craft and design from all eras and cultures of the world. Mingei celebrates human creativity, and the belief that everyday object and materials that often serve a useful purpose can also be objects of beauty. Art can happen (Continue reading)
At 27,000 sq. ft., the museum is one the largest indoor model railroad displays in the world and the only accredited railroad themed museum in the United States. The individual HO and N scale layouts are among the largest of their type. Construction of the model railroads is accomplished by volunteer club (Continue reading)
Visit Balboa Park on Tuesdays for free admission to select museums and organizations. This offer is valid for San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military & their dependents.
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Centro Cultural de la Raza
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
San Diego (Continue reading)
Be inspired at The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center through exploring over 100 fun and interactive exhibits that are sure to further an understanding and enjoyment of science and technology! Discover your inner inventor at Tinkering Studio, or see the latest images from the Hubble Space Telescope at Origins in Space. (Continue reading)
The artists at Spanish Village Art Center, located in the heart of Balboa Park, invite you to stroll through San Diego’s most coveted secret for art lovers. Built in 1935, the quaint buildings and courtyards render a charming old village in Spain for the second California Pacific International Exposition. After (Continue reading)
Celebrate the remarkable journey of aviation & space flight history and technology at the ever inspiring San Diego Air and Space Museum. Visitors to the museum can view some of the oldest and most significant aircraft specimens in history, ranging from the “Golden Age” of Barnstormers to the exciting World (Continue reading)
Take a walk on the wild side this Fall at the World Famous San Diego Zoo! You’ll observe more than 4,500 mammals, reptiles, birds, insects, and amphibians in their natural habitats as you wind through the Zoo’s paths surrounded by exotic plants. Discover monkeys, hippos, and tigers in the Lost Forest, polar (Continue reading)
Nestled in the heart of Balboa Park, San Diego History Center (SDHC) is dedicated to helping people learn about and enjoy the unique history of San Diego. The Center hosts dozens of programs and special events each year. Programs range from walking tours, historic homes tours, lectures, workshops, exhibition openings (Continue reading)
At the Spanish Village Art Center
This annual event is set in the picturesque courtyard of Spanish Village, where original art works in various media will be displayed side-by-side with fresh flower interpretations.
You won't want to miss this. It's our biggest event of the summer, featuring our (Continue reading)