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San Diego Automotive Museum, San Diego

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  • In San Diego, find out more about the Balboa Park, which is a huge area filled with tourist attractions, where the facilities of the San Diego Automotive Museum. From my point of view, the proposal of the Museum is to present a workshop or garage in the American style. The facilities are of large dimensions, the collection has hundreds of cars, however, the ride is worth your investment because the ticket is cheap and the attraction brings big surprises. Classic cars in American history, very rare motorcycles, racing cars and rare specimens used in series and movies. The visit is a cultural tour, that will yield good pictures without stress of people blocking the view of the cars. At the exit of the attraction, as usual, there's a souvenir shop where they're available, various collectibles, models recommend caution not to get out of there without money. :-) TIP: parking is free and the site to walk on another nearby Museum. VERY NICE: some of the attractions of Balboa Park, extend local discounts for Brazilians, for example, seniors and students (with student card), is there a discount on all the attractions; cops, firemen, and military (of any corporation), with this ID, has discounts on tickets.
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  • I was torn about spending the time to go to the Automotive Museum, but finding the Groupon made me decide to give in. I knew about the Station Wagon exhibition (one of my reasons not to go) but was pl...  more »
  • Although we have lived in SD for over 30 years, this was our first visit to the museum. We had a great docent, Alan, and that really made the visit special. He was very knowledgeable and gave us the b...  more »
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  • Get to the museum at 10am opening and get to take all the nice photos! Currently, the museum is having a Wagon theme. You're in for a treat! Be sure to pick up a Balboa Park map after you enter! Bring the whole family over!
  • Wonderful collection of vintage cars and trucks. For auto lovers, this is a must see! I do, however feel that they could be more financially very able as a museum, if the directors decided to lower the entry price. They should also consider giving greater run of the museum on free Tuesdays.
  • Really awesome cars on exhibit in a large space. It's great to go to if you are a car enthusiast.
  • I wasn't really impressed. There are a couple unique cars but nothing extraordinary.
  • I like this museum. There are many cool cars and it is well laid out. There are certain Tuesdays each month where the museums are free.