San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego

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San Diego Natural History Museum is located in San Diego. To visit San Diego Natural History Museum on your holiday in San Diego, and find out what else San Diego has to offer, use our San Diego online sightseeing planner .
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  • The San Diego Natural History Museum is located in Balboa Park. It was founded in 1874 as the San Diego Society of Natural History. It is the second oldest scientific institution west of the Mississip...  more »
  • We had so much fun as grown adults running around looking at all the exhibits!! Thanks for letting us be kids again!  more »
  • I got there almost every time I visit. There is always a good exhibit going and my son loves it. Its a beautiful building and an amazing location  more »
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  • It’s more like a NAT for kids. 3D theater is interesting but $19 admission for adults is a little too high based what I experienced there. Quite small but cute. More like a place teaching kids how water is from, how earth was formed etc. overall it’s an ok experience. You could spend around 1.5 hours there
  • Wonderful museum. A little pricey if there's a special exhibit, but was woth it. Parking can be a bit tricky depending on when you go. Would recommend if in the area.
  • A fine exhibit of artifacts, I suggest you carve out 4 to 5 hrs. Of time to spend there.
  • My three-year-old had a blast. There arr several levels with some fun interactive opportunities. We had three adults, one toddler, and one infant. Made a lot more sense to get the $79 annual pass than to pay $67 for a single visit (the infant was free). The annual pass also includes free movies, whereas it would have been $5 extra per person with the single visit tickets.
  • There is a lot to learn. It was a very nice experience. Everyone was helpful and friendly.

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