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Mingei International Museum

1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
Region: Downtown Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Mingei International Museum is located in the heart of historic Balboa Park, on the Plaza de Panama. The Museum features dynamic, changing exhibitions of folk art, craft and design from all eras and cultures of the world, displayed throughout six beautiful galleries. See objects and exhibitions ranging from pre-columbian art to mid-century furniture, exquisite jewelry to rustic vessels, wood carvings, bronzes, glass, pottery, textiles and more.

Art of the World. Art of the People.

The exhibitions at Mingei open a window on diverse cultures all over the world, revealing unique global traditions and inspiring people to express their own innate creativity. At Mingei, art belongs to everyone.

Plan Your Visit:

  • Closed Mondays and most major holidays.
  • Join us for Family Sunday which includes a hands-on craft activity.

Don't Miss:

  • The gorgeous, handcrafted Nakashima furniture.
  • The Nikigator - a colorful outdoor sculpture for kids to climb on.
  • The bright, beautiful 'Angel of Temperance' suspended in our atrium.

More Information

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tours
  • General Admission Adult
  • General Admission Child
  • General Admission Senior