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Riding into the Holidays

The making of a holiday tradition

Learn about the history of toy trains and the tradition of trains during the holidays. The San Diego Model Railroad Museum’s holiday exhibit will run from December 4th through January 6th.

Neighborhood: Downtown

San Diego Model Railroad Museum
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Dec 4, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Price

Cost of regular admission

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History Happy Hour

Jun 7 - ongoing

Join us at the San Diego History Center for History Happy Hour most Fridays through September 27th during Balboa Park’s Food Truck Fridays.

Grab some food. Have a drink. Sit down and relax. Experience San Diego History!

Beer, wine, & soft drinks available for purchase, plenty of seating, and fun activities.

1st drink free for San Diego History Center members!*
*Members please check-in at the front desk.
Must be 21 or over to consume alcohol.

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Adventure Day Sail on Galleon Replica San Salvador

Jan 7 - ongoing

Maritime Museum of San Diego, with an international reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining, and operating historic vessels, announces new day sail adventure dates aboard San Salvador, a replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s ship that arrived at the port we now call San Diego on September 28, 1542. These 4-hour Sailing Adventures are for people who love history, and sailing. Very few people have sailed aboard galleons of the sixteenth century. For locals and visitors alike, we invite you to come aboard the magnificent galleon, San Salvador. No sailing experience required.

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Weekend Science Clubs

Jul 13 - ongoing

Students in grades 5-8 can join us on the third Saturday and Sunday of each month to investigate exciting science topics. Sessions will be filled with new challenges, hands-on activities and interaction with local scientists. Throughout the year, we will explore an array of fields including biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, physics, robotics and much more! 

 

Saturday Science Club for Girls

For girls in grades 5–8

Noon–2 p.m.

 

Sunday Science Club

For students in grades 5–8

1–3 p.m.

 

Members $13

Nonmembers $15

 

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Living with Animals

Jan 31 - ongoing

Whether we see an animal as a pet, a pest, or food has changed over time and across cultures, making our relationships with them dynamic and complex to say the least.

Take a journey with us and discover all the surprising, unique, and inspiring ways that we live with animals. You'll find we're not human without them!

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Events

History Happy Hour

Jun 7 - ongoing
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Adventure Day Sail on Galleon Replica San Salvador

Jan 7 - ongoing
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Weekend Science Clubs

Jul 13 - ongoing
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Living with Animals

Jan 31 - ongoing
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