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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  • This is clearly a great place to visit for people of all ages as we saw on our visit with th exhibits beautifully displayed. The entrance hall is itself a visual treat and the coffee cafe very good.  more »
  • This is not the Smithsonian or NYC Natural History Museum. And, it's pricey if not bought on a package or a free Tuesday (one per month). But membership is covered for less than two visits and special...  more »
  • There are many museums in Balboa Park, but here History Museum is especially worthy among them in a central location. And naturally you can find historical exhibits. Especially exhibition of relics and fossils came first.
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  • Educational: Yeah. Enough play area for kids: Not really. Did my kid have fun: Not really, but he did get excited to see dinosaur bones for about 2 seconds. Is it worth the cost: Not really. Also, it Sucks that main attraction is not part of the admission. I came to this place about 3 years ago and the general admission stuff is still the same... My kid had a little fun so it was okay.... I guess.
  • Very fun! I likes that is was interactive. It is more geared to children ( I went with my husband only). If you take time to get passed the fact it's geared towards children you will enjoy!
  • Wonderful interactive displays. My nine year old great-grandson really loved the new dinosaur exhibit. Lots to read about and plenty of grading and hands on stuff!
  • The museum was fun and nice. Everyone was friendly and helpful. The exhibits were clean and interesting. Fun was had for all ages.
  • Love the exhibits, especially of the shells and life in the nearby ocean, and the films. A super-wonderful deal for San Diego residents on the first Tuesday of each month: free admission and $5 to see the films, some of which are in 3D.

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