March 2019


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San Diego attractions

A listing of some of the many museums, exhibits, parks, and other activities in the city

Balboa Park
1549 El Prado
While in San Diego, take a walk around Balboa Park, originally called City Park, and explore some of the museums and other exhibits that it’s home to. The park is open 24 hours a day, and the Visitors Center is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Belmont Park
3146 Mission Boulevard
Check out this amusement park on the ocean in Mission Bay. You can choose to ride some of the many rides or just explore the area. The park originally opened in 1925.

Birch Aquarium
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, California 92037
Located in La Jolla at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography with the University of California, San Diego, the Birch Aquarium overlooks the Pacific Ocean and has more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates. It’s open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

Old Town San Diego

Take a trip to this historic area of San Diego for some interesting shopping and good food. This neighborhood is designed like a historic, early San Diego. Old Town is easily accessible from downtown San Diego.

Reuben H Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado
Explore some of the many exhibits the science center has to offer. It has permanent and rotating exhibits and an IMAX theater. The museum is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., staying open until 6:00 p.m. on Friday and Sunday. Admission is $19.95 for adults.

San Diego Air and Space Museum
2001 Pan American Plaza
This museum is open 7 days a week. It offers exhibits and simulators that focus on air and space history and technology. Tickets are $19.95 for adults.

San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
Open during the week except for Wednesday, the San Diego Museum of Art features collections of art from around the world as well as photography exhibits. Admission is $15 for adults.

San Diego Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado
This museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with adult admission for $19.95. A special photography exhibit, “50 Greatest Landscapes,” will run from March 9 through June 23. The museum also features a Giant Screen Theater with a number of 2D and 3D movies.

USS Midway Museum
910 North Harbor Drive
Visit this museum on board an aircraft carrier. The USS Midway is one of the country’s longest-serving aircraft carriers, and the museum has dozens of exhibits and a number of restored aircrafts. It is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and tickets are $21 for adults (if purchased online).

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