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Address: 10946 Woodside Ave N, Santee, CA 92071-3272
Phone Number: +1 619-599-1104
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The Creation and Earth History Museum is dedicated to the biblical account...

The Creation and Earth History Museum is dedicated to the biblical account of science and history. The facility includes a 10,000 sq. ft. showcase for a literal six-day creation and young earth, with an ever-growing emphasis on God's design in creation. Newest attractions include the Human Anatomy Exhibit, the Tabernacle Theater, The Age of the Earth Cave and the Dinosaur Soft Tissue Exhibit. It is nestled 20 minutes outside downtown San Diego in Santee, CA and admission is $7 Adults ages 13-59, $5 Seniors ages 60+, $3 Kids ages 5-12 and free for Members and kids ages 4 and under.

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Fascinating Educational Exhibit

What a great family friendly exhibit which explores the Biblical record of creation. For a nominal fee,on this self walking tour,one can spend hours watching videos and reading... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great family friendly exhibit which explores the Biblical record of creation. For a nominal fee,on this self walking tour,one can spend hours watching videos and reading the information provided at the vivid numerous displays show casing creation science. Topics such as the planets, geology- including info about the Grand Canyon and Mt. St Helens, and dinosaurs are explored.... More 

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Billings, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well done museums of creation, cultures, history and all the wonders of human anatomy. So much to see! My husband and I have had to see it in 2 separate visits.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Re: Museum of Creation and Earth History; Santee, CA; October 23, 2016 This small museum has top quality exhibits which promotes a young earth scientific theory (as contrasted to old earth scientific theories which are much more popular in our culture) and that is consistent with a biblical seven 24-hour day interpretation of creation (as contrasted to biblical old earth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Was there an ice age? How do eats WORK? These questions and hundreds more with scientific answers, and accessible even by small children!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

If you are unbiased and have been in public school, this is a good museum to check out the Biblical story. Although there are also different views by Theologians, this museum teaches the Young Earth Theory.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

The museum is very well done. Even though the website recommended at least 1.5 hours to visit the whole thing, we needed about 3 hours. There were so many exhibits and videos in a relatively small area.

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

I was surpised about hearing about this Museum as I live near by and never knew it existed. Occasionlly I drive on Hwy 67 and I would see a place with a big Dinosaur out side but I think I thought it was a childrens play center, never did find time to read the writing. I was invited on a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

The museum itself is wonderful. It's informative and extremely well run and maintained. We are blessed to have this valuable resource here in Southern California for classes, guest speakers, events and field trips. We signed up for the Creation & Earth History museum's Anza Borrego field trip with Dr. Steve Austin and had an amazing time! The food and hotel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2016

I have taken my family to the Creation Museum a few times now and am amazed at how much information is located in a smaller facility! Scientist's findings, solar system, the body and so much more that will increase your faith in God's creation!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

This is an awesome museum. I took my 2 nieces and 1 nephew and we had a wonderful time. There is a lot to look at and learn. The history of the earth has never been told in the way you will find it at this museum! One piece of advice: If you are visiting with young children you may... More 

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