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Botanical Building - Things to Know Before Visiting

1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

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About Botanical Building

The Botanical Building is an historic building located in San Diego's Balboa Park. Built for the 1915–16 Panama–California Exposition, it remains one of the largest lath structures in the world.


Attractions Near Botanical Building

Timken Museum of Art
Timken Museum of Art0.08km from Botanical Building

The Timken Museum of Art is a fine art museum, established in 1965. It preserves the Putnam Collection of European old masters, American art, and Russian icons for the education and benefit of present and future generations of San Diego residents and visitors

The San Diego Museum of Art
The San Diego Museum of Art0.12km from Botanical Building

Fine arts museum housing a broad collection with particular strength in Spanish art. The exhibits ranges in date from 5000 BC to 2012 AD.

Museum of Photographic Arts
Museum of Photographic Arts0.16km from Botanical Building

This is one of the only museums in the country dedicated exclusively to the photographic arts, presenting work by some of the world's most celebrated photographers and cinematographers. Its mission is to inspire, educate and engage the broadest possible audience through the presentation, collection, and preservation of photography, film and video.

San Diego Natural History Museum
San Diego Natural History Museum0.17km from Botanical Building

The museum 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 Mississippi and the oldest in Southern California.

Spanish Village Art Center
Spanish Village Art Center0.18km from Botanical Building

A wonderful art centre located in San Diego's Balboa Park, in the U.S. state of California. Located between the Zoo and theNAT these quaint buildings and colorful courtyard were originally built in 1935. They depicted a charming old village in Spain for the second California Pacific International Exposition. Over the last 60+ years, San Diego artists have continued to preserve and enhance this historical landmark by adding to its beauty.

Mingei International Museum
Mingei International Museum0.21km from Botanical Building

Mingei International Museum preserves and exhibits folk art, craft and design from all eras and cultures of the world. Its collection now comprises more than 26,000 objects of folk art, craft and design from 141 countries. The collections contain artifacts from the 3rd century BCE to the present day and include objects as diverse as ancient clay vessels and 21st-century Venetian glass.

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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.

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