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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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  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • 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 5 days ago

We learned about the generation gap today as we visited this wonderful museum. We 4 adults were fascinated by all the old planes and thought the displays were wonderful. The two 11-year-old boys, however, thought it was lacking in "interactive" appeal. They rode the simulator...More

Thank Imelda49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought it was a bit pricey for what you got. Lots of stuff to just look at or read and not a lot of hands on. The 3D/4D movies were good but by the third one I was nauseous. Probably better for kids then just...More

Thank db374
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family truly enjoyed the Air and Space Museum. We had the San Diego Go Card and likely would not have visited if we did not have this covered on the card.....we are glad we went. The museum is very clean and well maintained. If...More

Thank Leslie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, it's very small and considering the price of admission, not worth what was being charged. I'm personally into space and not really into planes and aeronautics. Was very disappointed that there was very little space stuff in the museum. My husband enjoyed himself but...More

Thank Lolaisabruin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many aviation museums - this one is really great with a local bent as San Diego was such an early "comer" to aviation - Remember this has always been an aviation town and still is - the museum reflects that from early days...More

Thank Jutta S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They pack a lot in the small space but if you take the time to read the displays you can really learn a lot. Definitely worth the stop.

Thank debbyt2002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interresting museum about air crafts and the history that goes with it. There is only 1 small space with info about spacecrafts though. If you pay an additional 5$ you can go to an extra exhibition about space where you can try all kinds...More

Thank JolienHuygelen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went to Air & Space museum , interesting , nicely displayed , fun to look around at the various planes , exhibits , enjoyable

Thank SGLA2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I chaperoned the High School Junior/Senior Prom held at the SDASM this year. In addition to visiting with students and other staff, we stayed busy all night viewing the displays. As a history teacher and longtime San Diegan, I enjoyed learning about...More

Thank gregbaird64
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
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