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San Diego Air & Space Museum

2001 Pan American Plz, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1636
+1 619-234-8291
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Museum's emphasis is on the history of flight, from the days of hot-air balloons to the Spirit of St. Louis to today's space shuttles.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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2001 Pan American Plz, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1636
Balboa Park
2001 Pan American Plz, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1636
+1 619-234-8291
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great Air & Space museum. They have a wonder cadre of mechanics and engineers who have spent hours restoring most the aircraft on exhibit to almost new appearance. I really enjoyed meandering through and seeing the various airplanes and other exhibits. Well...More

Thank Kirk H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is an airplane lover, he thought was great but expected more... is entretaining, has a 4D theather that takes you inside a plane.

Thank Bibi L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to see this to believe the care and craftsmanship displayed for all to enjoy. You have to visit this next time you are in San Diego.

Thank Rocket-Manlv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love the history and people behind air and space flight, this is a must see. Learned a lot about the people behind the making of the air plane and the different types of air craft.

Thank Tigger3370
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit to this museum but will not be my last. I have always be fascinated by Aircraft and Space Travel. This very well done museum located in Balboa Park (San Diego's all purpose stop) is a wonder full ode to all things that...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super easy to see it all. The actual Apollo capsule is in the lobby! So cool to see it up close and even inside. It's all burnt on the bottom from reentry! All the other planes and displays are awesome too. Photos are allowed and...More

1  Thank TravelingTina54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum located in Balboa Park. It’s small and has some interesting items. Spent about an hour or so looking at exhibits. Had lunch at the grill which was actually a decent burger.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is good to know the history about the space and air. Many lessions will be learned after visiting his place.

Thank grajesh
Reviewed 8 December 2017

While in Balboa Park we decided to take a look at this museum. Very glad we did. It is quite extensive with its many exhibits and historical aircraft from the beginnings of interest in flight (Da Vinci) to space travel (Apollo space capsule). A surprise...More

Thank 599anthonyr
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This museum is located in Balboa Park and offers a great overview of planes from the beginning of flight to the space shuttle. From planes hanging from the ceiling to displays this is a great museum

Thank ladybug5
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18 August 2017|
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Response from Sylvia L | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, there were so many young children there on school field trips. They were absolutely fascinated with all the exhibits, especially the ones pertaining to the astronauts.