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Gold Rush

California Gold!

It is in our human nature to have an obsession with GOLD. The value we have put on it captivates, motivates and drives people to do incredible things.

Take a step back in time and experience what life was like for many individuals who risked everything to try and make it rich quick once the news spread that gold was found and how the lure of gold changed and shaped California.

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Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Mar 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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$9-$17

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Incredible Predators 3D

Oct 14, 2017 - ongoing

Enter the world of major predators as never before, taking an intimate look at the remarkable strategies they use to succeed. From the mighty blue whale to the resourceful Darwin’s bark spider, experience the thrill of the chase, the great escapes, and the determination of nature’s incredible predators. Films are included with paid general admission to The Nat.

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SoCal ETSY Holiday Market

Dec 6 - Dec 20, 2017

Come join us for a holiday themed SoCal ETSY Guild Market! A great chance to find unique gifts and support some of San Diego's best handmade artisan vendors.

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ART OF THE AMERICAS

Sep 16, 2017 - ongoing

More than 125 objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America. Objects range from those made for ritual and ceremonial use to objects for domestic use.

A rare collection of Maya textile fragments and ancient bead strands will also be presented. One of the few exhibitions of ancient art, ART OF THE AMERICAS is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.

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Winter Science Camps

Dec 18 - Dec 29, 2017

Looking for something exciting, fun and educational this winter break? The Fleet Science Center is offering two weeks of full-day science fun this winter! Grades 1–3 can enjoy a variety of fun, educational, hands-on activities and Grades 4–8 can sharpen their computer science and technology skills. Science Winter Camps extend the Fleet's mission of bringing science education to curious minds of all ages in ways that are fun, engaging and accessible. Sign up for a single day or enroll for multiple days! 

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Events

Incredible Predators 3D

Oct 14, 2017 - ongoing
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SoCal ETSY Holiday Market

Dec 6 - Dec 20, 2017
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ART OF THE AMERICAS

Sep 16, 2017 - ongoing
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Winter Science Camps

Dec 18 - Dec 29, 2017
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