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San Diego Air & Space Museum

California's Official Air & Space Museum

Science, space and aviation history all unfold at the San Diego Air & Space Museum - California's Official Air and Space Museum - in beautiful Balboa Park. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the San Diego Air & Space Museum houses a collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft from all over the world, including a flying replica of Charles Lindbergh's "Spirit of St. Louis," the actual Apollo 9 Command Module spacecraft and the only real GPS satellite on display in the world.

Neighborhood: Downtown

2001 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 234-8291
mparis@sdasm.org

Hours

Daily: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Kids Go Free to the San Diego Air & Space Museum

San Diego Air & Space Museum
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017

Children 12 and under receive free entry to the San Diego Air and Space Museum with the full price paid admission of at least one accompanying adult. Valid for 2 children per paid adult. Does not...

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Be the Astronaut

San Diego Air & Space Museum
Feb 3, 2017 - ongoing

Be the Astronaut is a fun, interactive adventure where you are in control as you launch a rocket, pilot a spaceship, and drive a rover in space! Discover the solar system first hand with the help of...

What to Know:

  • The Museum is open daily except for Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • Free parking is available in both the front and back of the building
  • The Museum is in the Ford building, built for the 1935 California Pacific Expo
  • The Museum has the second largest aviation library and archives in the U.S.
  • The Museum is a great place to host your next event.

Don't Miss:

  • The replica of the Spirit of St. Louis, built by some of the original designers
  • The Apollo 9 Command Module - it was actually flown in space!
  • The Pavilion of Flight where most of the Museum's events are held
  • Be the Astronaut: Opening February 2017!
  • Our MaxFlight Simulators and 3D/4D Theater

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