San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego

3.3
#10 of 32 in Museums in San Diego
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  • August 12, 2017
    To me, this museum feels as though every exhibit has been overseen by a different person, each with vastly different ideas of what they should be like. This made for a disjointed yet interesting exper...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Be aware museum closes at 5pm and you can't take food or drink in so eat before u go. But amazing exhibits from mummies to horror and beer - we all loved it  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    I've never written a negative review for a museum but this place left me feeling fleeced. $57 for a family of four; most exhibits were just standing and reading and most fell pretty flat. The cannibal...  more »
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  • June 10, 2017
    Found this place while exploring balboa park. It was cheap with the student discount. Although it's not a huge place, it took me about 2 hours to get through it. I didn't know what to expect but I enjoyed mostly all the exhibits. Very interesting. Give it a try!
  • July 3, 2017
    If you are interested in human evolution, then this is the perfect place for you. I spent 2 hours here. Person who was telling about the history of census was very good and enthusiastic. This museum gives information about race and how area of living decides the human race, how every one is connected to each other.
  • June 20, 2017
    This museum is very boring. I was expecting a lot more based on the reviews. There really is not much to see. Almost all items are replicas (like most museums in Balboa) and most of the exhibits are old. The line was too long to go into the Egyptian exhibit, so we left. The kids were mildly entertained. Here is a formula for you to chew one: hard to find parking+crowded+hot weather+boring exhibits=?
  • July 3, 2017
    This place is informative and sometimes entertaining. It's always got some cool exhibits,the last time I went there was a monsters exhibit that showcased monsters from around the world.
  • June 20, 2017
    Very interesting museum, honestly one of favorites. The Layout is sensible and easy to manage. Which is something a lot of museums lack.

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