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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.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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2001 Pan American Plz, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1636
Balboa Park
+1 619-234-8291
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this museum the amount of exhibits was plentiful. We spent about 2 hours in here it is a good size museum.

Thank Sanbelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was surprised at how much I enjoyed myself at this museum. The extra astronaut exhibit is totally worth it - a really impressive interactive experience. The main exhibits are laid out in an organized way so it is easy to find things you are...More

Thank kindeltfamily
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was a treat to see all the aircraft and space displays here at the museum. It covers a lot of ground and they have a lot on display. Family friendly and a short walk across the parking lot to the automobile museum. Worth the...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Perfect for every aviation lover or even for someone a little atracted to planes. The huge collection its very organized as a timeline and there is a simulator with a couple os shows.

Thank Pedro R
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Great spot for plane enthusiasts. Many activities for kids of all ages. Easy to navigate, rather small.

Thank elena k
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time to see and take part of the exhibits. You need at least one hour.

Thank ColoRadio
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Lots of information about the history of flight, different kinds of airplanes, the use of planes in warfare, and the exploration of space. There are portraits and bios of those in the Hall of Fame. They also offer some interactive experiences (for an additional fee).

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 11 June 2017

If you like museums and like to read/look at stuff to learn this is a great place. They have a lot of exhibits even if the building feels smaller. $20 is a bit steep but if it keeps the building and the mural in it...More

Thank HoosierHank
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had a private awards dinner here and it was great. We roamed around the exhibits and mingled and talked business and talked air and space history. It was a very nice place for a meeting. The catering was beyond great! We had creative, great...More

Thank TravelSueLR
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The history of aviation is fascinating for all ages. Kids wil be in awe of the huge collection of antiques planes, and adults really appreciate what these original pilots flew vs the planes of today

Thank BevW1943
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