San Diego Air & Space Museum, San Diego

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Marvel at the wonders in San Diego Air & Space Museum, full of science, space, and aviation displays. As an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, this establishment promises fascinating interactive exhibits like space shuttle and flight simulators. Imagine yourself at the head of a cosmic mission, and then head to the historical aircraft and spacecraft collections to see a flyable replica of Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, plus the only real GPS satellite on display in the world. Don't miss the Apollo 9 command module, which actually flew into space. Make San Diego Air & Space Museum a centerpiece of your San Diego vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our San Diego day trip planning app .
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  • September 30, 2017
    We had not been to this museum in several years and there were three attractions inside that were new to us: a 4D movie,You Be the Astronaut, and a fighter pilot simulation ride. All were quite entert...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    Visited this museum. It is a must do. Founding it very interesting. People friendly. Eat lunch out of the deck with a nice view.  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Having been to the USS Midway the day before, anything less was going to be less than impressive. Still a good museum however, and more impressive for somebody highly interested in aviation. Not sure ...  more »
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  • June 3, 2017
    Flight simulator was awesome! We also did the astronaut simulator and that was my favorite part. You can go to the moon, mars or Jupiter! Jupiter is a longer story mode then the moon. We easily killed an hour doing that. Lots of historical articles and models to look at.
  • April 1, 2017
    Going to the museum should make you really question the current stereotypical role of women in America. There are some uniforms of flight attendants in the museum from the 1960s for the commercial airlines. There are also military aircraft information. There were hundreds of models of jets built even before the 1980s. I admire the motivation those individuals had to study and be productive. I just disagree with the usage of some military aircraft. Worth a visit.
  • July 3, 2017
    Really interesting to see the history of flight and space travel, Educational and sometimes entertaining. Definitely something fun if you're a fan of flight.
  • July 9, 2017
    Defiantly a cool place to visit. They have a student discount which is a plus, and a lot of cool exhibits to check out.
  • July 10, 2017
    Great museum right in the park. 3D theater. Little bit of everything.

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