The Maritime Museum of San Diego enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining and operating historic vessels. The museum has one of the world's finest collections of historic ships, including the world's oldest active ship Star of India. Our collection of ships and exhibits are available for daily public tours.
San Diego Automotive Museum
In one of the historic buildings in Balboa Park is host to a world-class auto collection, and stands as a living tribute to the automobile and what it has meant to our culture.
In nearby Escondido needs no explanation.It is on par with something you'd expect to find in the desert just outside Las Vegas.
in Balboa Park sometimes has interesting ethnic exhibits. They once had an exhibit on barkcloth including Tapa from around Oceania!