San Diego Natural History Museum

Type: History Museums, Museums, Science Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Family-Friendly Museums: Live snakes, insects, lizards and frogs are featured in some of the exhibits at this museum, which also has extensive fossil and skeletal collections of regional flora and fauna. California geology...  Read More
Museums: This popular museum isn't huge but the award-winning design team knows how to maximize space. Find fossils, dinosaur exhibits, California geology (with emphasis on San Diego) and geography explored...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 10am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $16; Senior (62+) $14; Student $11; Military $11; Child (13-17) $11; Child (3-12) $10

  • Family-Friendly Museums: "The family membership is great value for locals."
  • Museums: "Don't miss the new, interactive Coast to Cactus exhibit showcases the flora and fauna of Southern California."
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Go here to learn more about the area's geology and history in addition to hands-on exhibits.
  • Best for Museums Because: Dinosaur bones, bugs, skulls, hands-on fun and top-notch temporary exhibits keep families returning to this favorite.

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