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3963 Conde Street, San Diego
Adobe Chapel

Originally built in 1850 as a home, and converted to a church by Don José ...

Old Town
2040 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Vista
Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum

The Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum is dusty, and on most days, quiet enough ...

Vista
1008 Wall Street, San Diego
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

This library is one of only 16 nonprofit membership libraries in the United States. There ...

La Jolla
9050 Memory Lane, Spring Valley
Bancroft Ranch House Museum

The museum houses indigenous Indian artifacts and memorabilia of early settlers in the area, run ...

Spring Valley
1095 Barona Road, Lakeside
Barona Cultural Center and Museum

"Rock of Ages: Contemporary Music Traditions on the Barona Reservation" showcases "today’s native culture of ...

Lakeside
1492 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego
Berkeley Ferry Boat

1898 steam ferryboat that operated for 60 years on San Francisco Bay. A California State ...

Downtown San Diego
2300 Expedition Way, San Diego
Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Facility is a component of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UCSD. More than 60 ...

La Jolla
4355 Bonita Road, Chula Vista
Bonita Museum and Cultural Center

Museum features exhibits of local history and fine arts. Stories of Bonita’s 100-year history are ...

Bonita
652 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs
Borrego Desert Nature Center
Borrego Springs
340 N. Escondido Boulevard, Escondido
California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum

Museum features three galleries, a sculpture court, and a gift shop.

Escondido
312 Pier View Way, Oceanside
California Surf Museum

The California Surf Museum has been chronicling surf culture and preserving surf memorabilia for 25 ...

Oceanside
750 Depot Street, Campo
Campo Railroad Park & Museum
Campo
2471 Congress Street, San Diego
Casa del Rey Moro African Museum
Old Town
2125 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Centro Cultural de la Raza
Balboa Park
Paseo de los Héroes and Mina Street, Tijuana, BC
Centro Cultural Tijuana

La Bola is what Tijuanenses call the IMAX dome outside CECUT and the icon of ...

Baja
360 Third Avenue, Chula Vista
Chula Vista Heritage Museum

The museum features glimpses of Chula Vista's past; exhibits feature lemon packing-crate labels, photographs of ...

Chula Vista
2131 Pan American Plaza, San Diego
Comic-Con Museum

Operating in the space formerly occupied by the San Diego Sports Museum, the 68,000 square-foot ...

Balboa Park
1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado
Coronado Museum of History and Art

"Kingston Trio: A World of Music" profiles the popular musical group of the 1950s and ...

Coronado
10946 Woodside Avenue North, Santee
Creation Museum

A museum contrasting the evolution and creation worldviews.

Santee
In-Ko-Pah Road, Jacumba, CA
Desert View Tower

Desert View Tower in Jacumba resembles something you would see on a dusty 1920s postcard. ...

Jacumba
328 J Street, San Diego
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building

The extension is the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum's showcase for rotating exhibitions. Its bay ...

Downtown San Diego
2320 C Street, Julian, CA
Eagle Mining Co.

The Eagle Mining Company in Julian offers tours 1,000 feet into a mine nearly 150 ...

Julian
9200 N. Magnolia Avenue, Santee
Edgemoor Barn
Santee
4000 Mason Street, San Diego
Estudillo House

Helen Hunt Jackson’s hugely popular 1844 novel Ramona created the American public’s image of Mexican ...

Old Town
123 West Alvarado Street, Fallbrook
Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Museum

The Empress Dowager of China, Tz'u-hsi, glowered at her courtiers. "Go to Fallbrook!" she commanded. ...

Fallbrook
1875 El Prado, San Diego
Fleet Science Center

Museum features more than 100 hands-on science exhibitions. Films shown daily in IMAX Dome theater.

Balboa Park
4203 Anderson Avenue, PO Box 45316, San Diego
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Museum dedicated to Marines who provided air support, from propeller-driven fighters and bombers of the ...

Miramar
932 A Avenue, National City
Frank Kimball Museum

Home of Frank Kimball, the founder of National City. Features historical objects, including a stereopticon ...

National City
410 Island Avenue, San Diego
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

Museum is said to be the oldest surviving structure in the New Town area of ...

Downtown San Diego
5345 Armada Drive, Carlsbad
Gemological Institute of America Museum

Permanent exhibits include displays depicting science and art of gemstones and history, lore, and cultural ...

Carlsbad
6115 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad
Green Dragon Tavern & Museum

Open, wood-paneled, two-story tavern built into a colonial brick building, giving it all the feel ...

Carlsbad
14134 Midland Road, Poway
Heritage Museum

An interpretive wall, replicas of the early post office and general store, and a schoolroom ...

Poway
12110 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon
Heritage of the Americas Museum

Museum features art and artifacts from South and North America, concentrating on the utilitarian and ...

Rancho San Diego
321 N. Broadway, Escondido
Heritage Walk Museum

The museum includes the restored Victorian house, the city's original Santa Fe Train Depot, a ...

Escondido
2125 Park Boulevard, San Diego
House of Pacific Relations
Balboa Park
4233 Park Boulevard, San Diego
J.A. Cooley Museum

An eclectic collection of items — including displays on phonographs, pianos, cars, clocks, cameras, and ...

University Heights
2215 Pan American Road, San Diego
Japanese Friendship Garden

In 2015, the garden expanded from two and half acres to twelve acres, and includes ...

Balboa Park
2116 Tavern Road, Alpine
John DeWitt Historic Museum and Library

Museum and library, operated by the Alpine Historical Society, is located in 1897 home/office of ...

Alpine
2811 Washington Street, Julian, CA
Julian Pioneer Museum
Julian
2727 Presidio Drive, San Diego
Junipero Serra Museum
Old Town
280 North Magnolia Avenue, El Cajon
Knox House Museum

See how Amaziah Knox established a hotel serving drovers, miners, teamsters on their way through ...

El Cajon
4695 Nebo Drive, La Mesa
La Mesa Depot Museum

Located in a restored 1894 wooden train station, exhibits include original telegraph and telephone equipment, ...

La Mesa
8369 University Avenue, La Mesa
La Mesa Historical Society
La Mesa
6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Lane, Carlsbad
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park

Park's old adobe buildings were once vacation retreat and working rancho of actor Leo Carrillo. ...

Carlsbad
1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista
Living Coast Discovery Center

Interactive living museum devoted to endangered Southern California coastal wetlands, located in Sweetwater Marsh National ...

Chula Vista
258 Beech Street, Carlsbad
Magee House Museum

Built in 1887 and surrounded by rose gardens, site includes "one of the last barns ...

Carlsbad
7825 Fay Avenue, courtyard level, Suite LLA, San Diego
Map and Atlas Museum of La Jolla

Find a second edition of the first woodcut map of the world, dated 1486, in ...

La Jolla
Witherby Street and Hancock Street, 1, San Diego
Marine Corps Recruit Depot Museum

Housed in a historic building, the museum features five permanent galleries with artifacts, uniforms, vehicles, ...

Downtown San Diego
3525 Seventh Avenue, San Diego
Marston House Museum

The Marston House was built in 1905 and is a fine example of the Arts ...

Hillcrest
1439 El Prado, San Diego
Mingei International Museum

Mingei International Museum is located in Balboa Park on the Plaza de Panama. The museum ...

Balboa Park
3190 Lionshead Avenue, Carlsbad
Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum

A collection of fine work in metal and woodworking at small end of the size ...

Carlsbad
4050 Mission Avenue, Oceanside
Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

Named after the 13th-century French king Louis IX, the mission was home to 3000 Payomkawichum ...

Oceanside
31949 Highway 94, Campo
Motor Transport Museum

Vintage Packards stand aside obsolete quarry equipment and olive presses at this open-air museum located ...

Campo
212 Artist Alley, Suite F, Oceanside
Muramid International Mural Museum
Oceanside
1100 and 1001 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

Art museum with a focus on works of art from 1950 to the present. Second ...

Downtown San Diego
700 Prospect Street, San Diego
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla

Art museum with a focus on works of art from 1950 to the present. General ...

La Jolla
5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad
Museum of Making Music

Before you can make music, you have to make the things that make music. Sure, ...

Carlsbad
1649 El Prado, San Diego
Museum of Photographic Arts

Museum located in Balboa Park with a theater that seats 226.

Balboa Park
922 West 23rd Street, National City
National City Depot

San Diego Electric Railway Association operates museum in this historic Santa Fe depot with exhibits, ...

National City
1012 Pearl Street, San Diego
Nautical History Gallery & Museum

A unique collection of American nautical history. Includes large-scale models and artifacts showing evolutionary changes ...

La Jolla
200 W. Island Avenue, San Diego
The New Children's Museum

Museum admission is $1 on the second Sunday of the month, thanks to Target.

East Village
704 Pier View Way, Oceanside
Oceanside Museum of Art

The Oceanside Museum of Art is a premier regional art museum in Southern California and ...

Oceanside
131 Rea Avenue, 2, El Cajon
Olaf Wieghorst Museum

Displays paintings and prints by Olaf Wieghorst and features exhibits of other artists' American West ...

El Cajon
State Highway 94 and Forrest Gate Road, Campo
Pacific Southwest Railway Museum

Explore history, heritage of railroads in setting with museum tours, old-time train rides, more than ...

Campo
35899 Canfield Road, Palomar Mountain, CA
Palomar Observatory

You won’t be able to peer through their five giant telescopes, but visit Palomar Observatory ...

Palomar Mountain
3185 Olive Street, Lemon Grove
Parsonage Museum of Lemon Grove

The late Victorian building features two floors of colorful exhibits related to Lemon Grove's heritage, ...

Lemon Grove
373 East Aten Road, Imperial, CA
Pioneers Museum
Imperial Valley
645 Main Street, Ramona
Ramona Pioneer Historical Society and Guy B. Woodward Museum

Complex of historical buildings includes the Verlaque House (the only Western adobe home of French ...

Ramona
457 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido
Roynon Museum of Earth Science & Paleontology

A collection of rocks, minerals, and fossils, including a full-size Tyrannosaurus rex. With hands-on classes ...

Escondido
601 E. Beal Road, Niland, CA
Salvation Mountain

East of the Salton Sea, Salvation Mountain rises from the desert floor. It’s a huge ...

Imperial Valley
2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego
San Diego Air and Space Museum

Museum offers exhibits of over 65 aircraft, including an RQ-1K Predator UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) ...

Balboa Park
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido
San Diego Archaeological Center

Museum is dedicated to curating and sharing archaeological collections with public for educational, scientific, cultural ...

Escondido
2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego
San Diego Automotive Museum

More than 80 automobiles and motorcycles from horseless carriages to future prototypes are included in ...

Balboa Park
2141 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego
San Diego Center for the Arts
University Heights
404 Third Avenue, San Diego
San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum

The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is a nonprofit organization. The museum was founded in ...

Downtown San Diego
2765 Truxtun Road, San Diego
San Diego Comic Art Gallery
Liberty Station
2384 San Diego Avenue, San Diego
San Diego County Sheriff's Museum

The 150-year history of the sheriff's department is highlighted at museum, located "just feet away" ...

Old Town
1572 Columbia Street, San Diego
San Diego Firehouse Museum

Founded in 1962, the Firehouse Museum occupies the former home of San Diego Fire Station ...

Little Italy
2131 Pan American Plaza, San Diego
San Diego Hall of Champions

Museum is dedicated to promoting, recognizing, and preserving athletic achievement.

Balboa Park
1649 El Prado, Suite 3, San Diego
San Diego History Center
Balboa Park
1492 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego
San Diego Maritime Museum
Downtown San Diego
1649 El Prado, San Diego
San Diego Model Railroad Museum

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum’s mission is to research, collect, preserve, and present the ...

Balboa Park
1450 El Prado, San Diego
San Diego Museum of Art
Balboa Park
1350 El Prado, San Diego
San Diego Museum of Man

Permanent exhibits explore the Maya, ancient Egypt, the Kumeyaay Indians of San Diego County, human ...

Balboa Park
4710 College Avenue, San Diego
San Diego Police Museum
College Area
450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas
San Dieguito Heritage Museum

The museum offers informative displays on the North County coastal history including Native Americans, early ...

Encinitas
2710 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff by the Sea
San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve

Facility features an array of interactive exhibits exploring the natural and cultural history of the ...

Cardiff-by-the-Sea
270 West San Marcos Boulevard, 1, San Marcos
San Marcos Historical Society Museum
San Marcos
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido
San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park

Commemorates the clash (on December 6, 1846) during the Mexican War between the U.S. Dragoons, ...

Escondido
4216 North Harbor Drive, San Diego
San Salvador Village at Spanish landing

The construction of the re-created galleon San Salvador, in which Cabrillo entered San Diego Bay ...

Point Loma
9200 Magnolia Avenue, Santee
Santee Historical Society & Museum
Santee
12655 Sunset Drive, Escondido
Sikes Adobe Farmhouse

The Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, originally built by the Sikes family in 1872 and recently ...

Escondido
1808 F Avenue, National City
The Stein Family Farm

Do you long for a simpler time? A time when people were more connected to ...

National City
Calle Tlaloc No. 400, Colonia Cuauhtemoc CP, Tecate, BC
Tecate Community Museum
Baja
1500 El Prado, San Diego
Timken Museum of Art

The only always-free museum in Balboa Park, the Timken Museum of Art offers a permanent ...

Balboa Park
5998 Alcalà Park, San Diego
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910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego
USS Midway Museum
Downtown San Diego
29200 Cole Grade Road, Valley Center
Valley Center History Museum

The museum features an educational exhibition centered around a California grizzly bear, described as "the ...

Valley Center
2115 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Veterans Museum and Memorial Center

Memorial to men and women who served in U.S. Armed Forces, Coast Guard, and Wartime ...

Balboa Park
1925 K Street, San Diego
Villa Montezuma Museum
Sherman Heights
2317 Foothill Drive, Vista
Vista Historical Society
Vista
2733 San Diego Avenue, San Diego
Wells Fargo History Museum

Museum features a working agents' office staffed by guides in period costumes and contains a ...

Old Town
2476 San Diego Avenue, San Diego
Whaley House Museum

Built by Thomas Whaley in 1857 on land formerly used for public hangings, the Whaley ...

Old Town
780 Prospect Street, San Diego
Wisteria Cottage
La Jolla
2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16, #103, San Diego
The Women's Museum of California
Liberty Station
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