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San Diego Air & Space Museum

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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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2001 Pan American Plz, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101-1636
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starting off with the beginning of aviation all the way to the space program is in a well laid out and fully descriptive building. I was impressed with the amount of information that was provided on all era"s aviation. I spent over 2 hrs and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank buyersrmi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice air museum, not real big but nice planes. I was a little taken back at the price of admission feeling it was a bit high. They do have some great displays with planes from several eras. Nicely done. This air museum...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

This Museum is the sort of place that all young Americans should be exposed to in order to improve their understanding of the wonderful country that they are fortunate enough to live in. The exhibits are a wonderfully complete record of our development of air...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Air and space museum located in balboa park in san diego. This museum has a history of old and new air space craft as well the famous pilots known in civilian and military air craft. Seeing different air crafts and the history of building it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

Great place on a smaller scale (compared to Air & Space at the Smithsonian). The special exhibit was the Davinci exhibit and it was worth it. Such an incredible man!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NORA K
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Lots of planes to see and enjoy. Lots of history of aviation as well. Docents in multiple areas to explain parts of the museum. They wear red coats so seek them out for more information about parts of the museum. If you're really brave, try...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

My 16 year old son and I just finished walking in the 3-Day for the Cure (60 miles) and had one day in SD before flying out again. We rode the San Diego Trolley and one of the stops was the SD Air & Space...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful museum that is a must for all aviation enthusiast. There is great history behind all of the exhibits. The staff are very friendly and more than helpful if you wish to know more regarding anything. You will definitely leave entertained and well informed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

If you have ever been to the Smithsonian Air and Space, you will enjoy this. You begin at the beginning, with Lindbergh but there are other historical figures that I'd never heard of. I enjoyed the planes hanging overhead. Good WWI exhibit. There was a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

I am the first to acknowledge that this is probably a wow for aircraft buffs and to be fair it has a lot of exhibits. However we were left somewhat underwhelmed - probably because we were looking for more about space travel- by the whole...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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February 5, 2018|
Response from FLworldwanderer | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion would be to use the internet, and go to their site. You will receive up-to-date, and current information, including prices & promotions. Prior to my visit, I used the internet and read what special activities... More
August 17, 2017|
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Response from Sylvia L | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, there were so many young children there on school field trips. They were absolutely fascinated with all the exhibits, especially the ones pertaining to the astronauts.