Mingei International Museum, San Diego

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#16 of 32 in Museums in San Diego
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  • August 15, 2017
    In general, the museum is very nice. I liked the Japanese signs and the tapestry displays. The space itself is also very good and fit the exhibits well, something I always look at in museums. It was v...  more »
  • July 6, 2017
    I always enjoy visiting the Mingei Museum in Balboa Park that features arts and crafts from around the world. And in the summer of 2017 you'll find 4 strong exhibits here. Kaban or Japanese shop signs...  more »
  • June 22, 2017
    I've never been to the Mingei, though I've frequented the other art museums numerous times. It was "free Tuesday" and my sister wanted to go with our niece, so I went along. We arrived at 10:30 a.m., ...  more »
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  • January 20, 2017
    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.
  • December 11, 2016
    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.
  • August 20, 2016
    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.
  • October 14, 2016
    The gift shop actually had really unique and nice gifts. The museum itself is nice and the exterior is simply gorgeous
  • September 28, 2016
    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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