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The History Center is located in Balboa Park, and offers free admission although you can make a suggested donation. We entered because we saw a sign offering a movie about the park. It is called "Balboa Park -- The Jewel of San Diego", and is...More
I think museum type venue with a regional/local focus are among the most interesting in the United States. You learn about the local environment you;re spending time in, you see arts and crafts that comparable on a national scale while retaining perhaps a local identity,...More
The information was beautifully displayed in a very interesting way and I am sure would be of particular interest to various groups and especially to schools. When we were there we saw a fascinating film on the growth of the park.
This small museum hosts several temporary exhibits that, for the most part, focus on very specific aspects of San Diego history. When we there, there was an extensive exhibit on the city's Jewish community, another much smaller one on the Japanese San Diego experience or...More
I particularly enjoyed the 2017 exhibit on the History of San Diego's Jewish Community. It is a very engaging and innovative exhibit with interesting timeline, family photos and an interesting take on what helped establish the Jewish Community in San Diego.
This free museum in Balboa Park has little on the city's history other than the park and zoo. It is set up poorly with information on walls that are so far away and poorly lighted that they cannot be read. A city with this kind...More
As with any museum or such place, the exhibits rotate. I had been to this History Center about three years ago, and it was completely different than what saw on my trip today. Major point of the current exhibitions include a celebration of the 100...More
This museum is well worth visiting, especially if architecture and history interest you.The history of San Diego and Gill's contributions, especially the Dodge House, were inthralling. Do not miss this exhibit. Also , if you have children, the zoo portion is geared to them and...More
Let check the list online about free entrance for selected museums at Balboa park every tuesday. This history center tells how San Diego coming as a landmark on Map, it past important event taking place here at Panama expo on early 19 cenury domething. There...More