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San Diego Museum of Man

Transform your mind through great exhibits!

From monsters and beer history to the power of secrets, to our relationships with animals and the truth about cannibalism – there’s something for everyone at the San Diego Museum of Man! We are a cultural anthropology Museum that explores the human experience from multicultural perspectives to spark dialogue, self-reflection, and human connections. During your visit, you’ll explore a variety of unique, interactive exhibits that cover a vast range of human history and culture.

Neighborhood: Downtown

1350 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 239-2001
mail@museumofman.org

Hours

Open Daily: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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Events to check out

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Cannibals: Myth & Reality

San Diego Museum of Man
Jan 30 - ongoing

In this new, one-of-a-kind exhibit at the San Diego Museum of Man, you'll discover that cannibals aren't who you think they are.

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PostSecret

San Diego Museum of Man
Jan 30 - ongoing

For over a decade, millions of people all over the world have been anonymously sharing their secrets with Frank Warren, founder of the community art project, PostSecret. Each postcard submission is a...

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Living with Animals

San Diego Museum of Man
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...

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Yoga in the Rotunda

San Diego Museum of Man
Apr 13, 2019

Take a deep breath in, exhale slowly. Whether you’re looking to mix up your practice or want to try something new, Yoga in the Rotunda is an affordable yoga class unlike anything else in San...

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Yoga in the Rotunda

San Diego Museum of Man
Apr 27, 2019

Take a deep breath in, exhale slowly. Whether you’re looking to mix up your practice or want to try something new, Yoga in the Rotunda is an affordable yoga class unlike anything else in San...

What To Know:

  • A popular starting point for exploring Balboa Park
  • Our beautiful building is a San Diego landmark
  • More than 30,000 square feet of exhibits
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and February 27
  • Download our Museum Mobile Tour to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience

Don't Miss:

  • Explore how secrets connect us all in the PostSecret exhibit
  • Guided tours of the California Tower - San Diego's most iconic landmark
  • Discover all the surprising, unique, & inspiring ways that we live with animals
  • You'll discover that cannibals aren't who you think they are
  • Learn about the origins of race and racism and have enlightening discussions

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Kid Friendly

What To Know:

  • A popular starting point for exploring Balboa Park
  • Our beautiful building is a San Diego landmark
  • More than 30,000 square feet of exhibits
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and February 27
  • Download our Museum Mobile Tour to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience

Don't Miss:

  • Explore how secrets connect us all in the PostSecret exhibit
  • Guided tours of the California Tower - San Diego's most iconic landmark
  • Discover all the surprising, unique, & inspiring ways that we live with animals
  • You'll discover that cannibals aren't who you think they are
  • Learn about the origins of race and racism and have enlightening discussions

More Information

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

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