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San Diego Museum of Man

1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

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About San Diego Museum of Man

This anthropology museum's cultural resources and permanent exhibits focus on the pre-Columbian history of the western Americas, with materials drawn from Native American cultures of the Southern California region, and Mesoamerican civilizations such as the Maya. The museum also holds one of the most important collections of Ancient Egyptian antiquities in the United States, which includes burial masks, figurines, and seven painted wooden coffins. The most extraordinary of these is an extremely


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The San Diego Museum of Art0.18km from San Diego Museum of Man

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Maritime Museum of San Diego2.36km from San Diego Museum of Man

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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.