The San Diego Maritime Museum
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.
1492 North Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101
Lawrence Welk Museum
In nearby Escondido needs no explanation. It is on par with something you'd expect to find in the desert just outside Las Vegas.
10-3:30 closed on Fridays
8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026
San Diego Automotive Museum
Located in one of the historic buildings in Balboa Park, it 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.
2080 Pan American Plaza San Diego, CA 92101
Mingei International Museum
In Balboa Park, check current exhibit listings. Mingei specializes in interesting ethnic exhibits.
They once had an exhibit on barkcloth including Tapa from around Oceania!
1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101