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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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Macy's Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2019

Macy’s Museum Month ended February 28, 2018, but don’t fret, the program will return next February.

During the promotion, San Diegans and tourists are invited to enjoy half-off admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council (SDMC) member museums the entire month.

Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, or nature lover, the SDMC has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest. And with these special savings that are only offered once a year, it’s a great time to visit both old favorites and new attractions you have never even heard of. See below for the full roster of participating organizations.

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Seas 'n' Greetings Holiday Celebration

Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2018

The magic of the holidays meets the magic of the underwater world at Birch Aquarium during Seas ‘n’ Greetings, a month-long holiday celebration featuring SEAsonal activities for the whole family.

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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Jul 23 - ongoing

Swift Boats at War in Vietnam is a compilation of thirty-eight firsthand accounts of sailors and officers who fought on the Patrol Craft Fast (PCF). These are their stories of heroism, humor and heartbreak, told in first-hand accounts and photos by the men who were there, 50 years ago.

Based on the book Swift Boats at War in Vietnam, this immersive new exhibit lets you experience their courage under fire. Weekend bay tours on a real Swift Boat are available for an additional charge.

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Adventure Day Sail on Galleon Replica San Salvador

Apr 17 - 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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Events

Macy's Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2019
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Seas 'n' Greetings Holiday Celebration

Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2018
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Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Jul 23 - ongoing
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Adventure Day Sail on Galleon Replica San Salvador

Apr 17 - ongoing
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