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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 - designated in 2007 by the State Legislator as California's Official Air and Space Museum and Education Center - 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.

2001 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 234-8291

Hours

Daily: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Events to check out

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SPEED: Science in Motion

San Diego Air & Space Museum
Mar 15 - ongoing

SPEED: Science in Motion – a fun, interactive special exhibition exploring the technology behind the fastest vehicles known to man – is open to the public at the San Diego Air &...

Event

December Nights

San Diego Air & Space Museum
Dec 7 - Dec 8, 2018

Come join us for holiday food, drinks, entertainment and activities during Starry Nights at the San Diego Air & Space Museum during December Nights.

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Apollo 8 50th Anniversary Celebration

San Diego Air & Space Museum
Dec 20, 2018

On Dec. 20, 2018 Bill Anders and his wife Valerie will be at the San Diego Air & Space Museum to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Bill’s historic Apollo 8 mission in December 1968, the...

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 one of the largest aviation libraries 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
  • Speed: Science in Motion through 2018!
  • Our MaxFlight Simulators and 3D/4D Theater

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Outdoor

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 one of the largest aviation libraries 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
  • Speed: Science in Motion through 2018!
  • Our MaxFlight Simulators and 3D/4D Theater

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Outdoor
  • Kid Friendly
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior
  • Restaurants

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