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San Diego Air & Space Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

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About San Diego Air & Space Museum

An aviation and space exploration museum containing many original and reproductions of historic aircraft and spacecraft.


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San Diego Automotive Museum
San Diego Automotive Museum0.15km from San Diego Air & Space Museum

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Comic-Con Museum
Comic-Con Museum0.23km from San Diego Air & Space Museum

The Comic-Con Museum operates differently than most museums. Instead of a set of permanent collections accented by one or two rotating exhibits, the Comic-Con Museum focuses on a constant stream of new and ever-changing exhibits, requiring flexible and adaptable spaces to accommodate a wide variety of creative art forms. The Comic-Con Museum will encourage an appreciation of comics and related popular arts through exhibits, programs and events drawn from across the Comic-Con universe.

Japanese Friendship Garden
Japanese Friendship Garden0.6km from San Diego Air & Space Museum

The Japanese Friendship Garden is located in Balboa Park and represents the friendship between San Diego and its sister city in Yokohama, Japan. It binds the two cultures to create a unique experience for visitors from all over the world; over 240,000 people from across the United States and the world visit the garden annually. The garden is well-known for its unique placement, sukiya-style buildings, koi ponds, and landscape exhibits.

California Tower
California Tower0.63km from San Diego Air & Space Museum

The California Tower, the soaring, intricately detailed, portion of the California Building, is an icon of San Diego, and can be seen from miles around. The building houses the San Diego Museum of Us. This beautiful structure is an architectural hybrid of architectural different styles, including Baroque, Plateresque, Churrigueresque, and Rococo, with some Gothic details.

Mingei International Museum
Mingei International Museum0.64km from San Diego Air & Space Museum

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.

San Diego Museum of Man
San Diego Museum of Man0.64km from San Diego Air & Space Museum

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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