Mingei International Museum, San Diego

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#16 of 32 in Museums in San Diego
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  • They change exhibits and alway interesting, the gift shop has great things. i have bought Christmas gifts there.  more »
  • We went to the Mingei Museum knowing that it displayed a variety of craft items from around the World. We were particularly looking for South American items which were well displayed and very interest...  more »
  • I visited the "MINGEI" and names associated with it during a trip to Balboa Park and a funny feeling. While other Japanese dolls, figurines and Kokeshi signboard of the shop as well as, was impressive. You could not only in Japan, and other country crafts.
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  • Lovely experience all around. Fabulous exhibit of Eric Gronholm caught our attention and we proceeded to enjoy every other exhibit also. Interesting, eclectic collections in a pleasant space with other beautiful galleries and museums close at hand.
  • My favorite museum in San Diego. The museum's collection includes hand crafted items from around the world. Most of museum space is used for rotating exhibits and so you'll never know what you're going to see. See American crafts such as quilts, furniture, and pottery. Don't miss the amazing Chihuly in the main stairway.
  • This is a lovely museum surrounded by a group of other shops and venues. The whole place is just fun to walk around and this museum always has different kinds of exhibits. Get on the mailing list and you will be drawn down to many shows over the year. Bring a camera and a picnic lunch for your viisit.
  • The gift shop actually had really unique and nice gifts. The museum itself is nice and the exterior is simply gorgeous
  • A great museum for exhibiting folk art, crafts and design. There are lots of museum personnel staffing each section to speak to you about the items on display.

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