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San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego
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  • We fully enjoyed this museum with its many varied exhibits. The special exhibit on how animals movements and design was most enlightening and the exhibits on fossils and natural history of this part o...  more »
  • We were down in SD for a soccer tournament for the Big Bean and wanted to take the little beans somewhere fun. They loved it..from the 2 year to the 16 year old. I would highly recommend for any famil...  more »
  • The Museum is located in Balboa Park, which is already an attraction, since in addition to being a nice place there are other museums and restaurants. The parking can be a nightmare, we were a fun looking place. The museum itself has several floors, although the Centre is a large hall, which makes that really is a small museum. Displays are well mounted, although some could be a little better (some plastic stuff) very nice part of the desert. Also there is a balloon globe on which is can project different things (e.g. the change of those continents, the warming global). Not is cheap but worth it penalty visit it if are by the Park, the children seem to excite is much with them dinosaurs.
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  • My husband and I enjoyed the museum. Very informative about animals today and from the past. A great place to bring children lots of things to see and touch.
  • A big bunch of old bones glued together with lies. The most bizarre expo is a lot of sacred whale's skeletons sacred to some people in New Zealand. And because of that you cannot take pictures of them. It is one of the most weird stuff ever. And they are really serious about that !
  • One of the premiere museums in all of San Diego, a stunning facility in the old Naval Hospital, with a great deal of history behind it. The permanent exhibition is fun and educational, and the revolving visiting exhibitions are always worth a look.
  • Informative; intriguing Fossil finds and exhibits. There is something interesting for everyone and answers to those time old questions like "How did certain species survive the global catastrophe of the last large meteor impact?"
  • Five floors filled with great educational stuff. Explores Earths history from the beginning, focusing on Calofornia area. Underground level has a temporary exposition and fifth level has a temporary photo exposition. Museum also shows movies regularly in theater, even in 3D. Amazing place for kids.