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San Diego Museum of Art

1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101-1618
+1 619-232-7931
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I was visiting Balboa Park and decided to take a look in here. They have a good range of artworks... read more

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The San Diego Museum of Art is located in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. The Museum houses art... read more

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The San Diego Museum of Art, the region’s oldest, largest and most visited art museum, provides a rich and diverse cultural experience. Located in the heart of beautiful Balboa Park, the Museum’s nationally renowned permanent collection includes Spanish and Italian old masters, South Asian paintings, and 19th- and 20th-century American paintings and sculptures.In addition, the Museum regularly features major exhibitions from around the world, as well as an extensive year-round schedule of supporting cultural and educational programs for children and adults. Exhibition text is always in English and Spanish.
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1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101-1618
+1 619-232-7931
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was visiting Balboa Park and decided to take a look in here. They have a good range of artworks from different styles and periods.

Thank Meredith H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The San Diego Museum of Art is located in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. The Museum houses art particularly by Spanish masters Murillo, Zurbarán, Cotán, Ribera and El Greco. It also displays works by Italian masters Giorgione, Giambattista Pittoni, Giotto, Veronese, Luini and Canaletto, and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this beautiful, compact museum. The collections are lovely and the special exhibit on Latin American art (through March 2018) was really spectacular with some pieces by Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Ricardo Martínez de Hoyos and others. Highly recommended!

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed an excellent highlights tour and spent time in the Monet exhibit. The collections are varied and best seen at your own pace. The expertise of the guides is a bonus, free with admission.

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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

What a pleasure to walk around for hours in San Diego Museum of art. Bring your kids for a life history of Frida Kahlo, and it will be for free for them. You can discover many of the known famous painters . Just go and...More

1  Thank silviuh405
Reviewed January 11, 2018

The San Diego Museum of Art is an enjoyable museum to stroll through - with a few memorable pieces - and staffed with exceptionally friendly and helpful people. But set your expectations appropriately before going. The collection is relatively small for the central art museum...More

1  Thank LightFighter
Reviewed January 8, 2018

The San Diego Museum of Art is the region's primary art museum. It offers a stellar collection of art as well as traveling exhibitions. Ongoing exhibits include American Art, Art of East Asia, Visible Vaults, German Expressionism, Art of the 20th Century, Art of South...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017

If you want to enjoy a buffet of painting, this is the place for you. The current "Visible Vaults" exhibit gives a good overview of the various collections and with pull out drawers, you can see as much or as little as you want. The...More

1  Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Pieces encompassing ancient to modern, from North and Latin America, plus Asia as well , are on display at this popular venue in San Diego’s wonderful Balboa Park... we especially enjoyed the landscapes and portraits :). Alas, the Frieda collection wasn’t available during our visit,...More

1  Thank G C
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, my elder son wanted to visit the art museum here in San Diego. So, after visiting with family and friends, we drove down to San Diego and spent a few hours at the Museum of Art. San Diego is home to...More

1  Thank Paul S
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