Museums & Landmarks

Coronado | Point Loma | San Diego | Balboa Park | La Jolla | Carlsbad | Oceanside

Coronado Museums

Point Loma Museums

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San Diego Museums

  • Maritime Museum of San Diego A comprehensive collection of historic ships, with regular bay excursions & adventure sails on carefully preserved vessels from all eras.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: Downtown Renowned collections of contemporary art with a range of interactive programming for all ages. Also in La Jolla
  • The New Children’s Museum A groundbreaking museum that celebrates the visual arts & and empowers children to think, play and create with participatory exhibitions & hands-on studio opportunities.
  • San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum (USS Midway) Naval aviation museum with exhibits & restored aircraft aboard the longest-serving U.S. Navy aircraft carrier
  • San Diego Historical Society
    • Museum of San Diego History and Research Library Their collection chronicles San Diego’s history, including an extensive library. Host to lectures, workshops and educational programs
    • Marston House The Marston House Museum is one of San Diego’s finest examples of the Arts and Crafts architectural movement
    • Serra Museum Open by appointment only, the museum is often confused for the MissionSan Diego de Alcalá. It was built in 1929 for the purpose of housing the collection of the San Diego Historical Society
    • Villa Montezuma One of the most interesting and imaginatively designed Victorian houses still standing in San Diego
  • Whaley House Museum This 1857 Greek Revival building was home to San Diego pioneer Thomas Whaley & his family, and served many purposes in it’s history. It has been called “America’s Most Haunted House.”
  • The Women’s History Museum & Educational Center The country’s only women’s history museum, host to films & events, a library & recorded oral histories, and the San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame

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Balboa Park Museums

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La Jolla Museums

Carlsbad Museums

  • Museum of Making Music Showcasing the development of American popular music, with vintage instruments, music & interactive music-making opportunities

Oceanside Museums

  • Oceanside Museum of Art Exhibitions focusing on regional and international contemporary art, in a building designed by Irving Gill
  • Surf Museum A brand new facility showcases Southern California’s love of surfing, and the history of the sport

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