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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


Daily: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM


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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