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San Diego Natural History Museum

Featuring one of Balboa Park's only event rooftops

The San Diego Natural History Museum is located in beautiful Balboa Park, just minutes from downtown, and offers a unique and memorable venue for any event. Multilevel exhibit and event spaces invite guests to explore galleries that illustrate the science and beauty of nature...all while your guests enjoy an unforgettable evening.

1788 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 232-3821
Toll-Free: (877) 946-7797
customerservice@sdnhm.org

Hours

Daily: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Subject to change
please check website for updates.

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Event

Nat Talk: Native Bees, Up Close and Personal

San Diego Natural History Museum
Nov 18, 2019

Attention is being paid to the honeybee decline, but what about native bees? In this talk, Sam Droege, wildlife biologist at USGS, discusses all about California’s native bees, how we can...

Event Spaces and Maximum Occupancy:

  • Sefton Atrium: 275 for seated, 500 for reception
  • Fossil Mysteries: 50 for seated, 300 for reception
  • Third & Fourth Floor Galleries: 120 for seated, 200 for reception
  • El Mirador Rooftop: 100 for seated, 200 for reception
  • Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan Theater: 300 theater seats

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Group Seated Capacity: 270

Event Spaces and Maximum Occupancy:

  • Sefton Atrium: 275 for seated, 500 for reception
  • Fossil Mysteries: 50 for seated, 300 for reception
  • Third & Fourth Floor Galleries: 120 for seated, 200 for reception
  • El Mirador Rooftop: 100 for seated, 200 for reception
  • Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan Theater: 300 theater seats
  • Sefton Boardroom & Terrace: 34 seats, additional space on Terrace

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Group Seated Capacity: 270
  • Group Reception Capacity: 1,400
  • Meeting Events
  • Buyout
  • Group Travel
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Public Events
  • Kid Friendly
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior

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