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Scripps Institute - San Diego

Scripps Institute

Scripp's Pier La Jolla Review

The world famous Oceanography institute is located just north of La Jolla on the UCSD campus

Address: La Jolla Shores Drive

Website: http://sio.ucsd.edu/

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 25, 2013
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Fleet Museum - San Diego

Fleet Museum

Fleet Science Museum Balboa Park Review

This Science Museum is one of Balboa parks busiest museums. Besides being a hands on science museum it features an IMAX theatre.

Address: 1549 El Prado

Directions: North East of Downtown

Phone: (619) 239-0512

Website: http://www.balboapark.org

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 25, 2013
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Aerospace Museum - San Diego

Aerospace Museum

Aerospace Museum Balboa Park Review

This place was very pleasant surprise. Balboa park has many smaller museums and this one looked fairly small from the outside but had quite extensive displays.

Address: 1549 El Prado

Directions: North East of Downtown

Phone: 619-234-8291

Website: http://www.aerospacemuseum.org/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 25, 2013
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Botanical Center - San Diego

Botanical Center

Botanical Building at Balboa Park Botanical Garden Review

This small building contains a vast array of mostly tropical plants and is one of Balboa's few free attractions. The view of the botanical garden from the outside across the lily pond is a common postcard view of San Diego.

Address: 1549 El Prado

Directions: North East of Downtown

Phone: (619) 239-0512

Website: http://www.balboapark.org

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 25, 2013
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Balboa Park - San Diego

Balboa Park

Balboa park Balboa Park Review

This park was built in 1915 for a world's fair. It is one of a few in the country that has survived mostly in tact. Today it hosts literally dozens of museums, theatres and shops. You could easily spend a whole vacation just here.

Address: 1549 El Prado

Directions: Northeast of Downtown

Phone: 619.239.0512

Website: http://www.balboapark.org/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 25, 2013
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maritime Museum - San Diego

maritime Museum

Maritime Museum San Diego Maritime Museum Review

This Museum consist of 6 restored ships in the Harbor. They range from the ship used to film the recent film " Master and commander: the far side of the world" to ferry boats

Address: 1492 North Harbor Drive

Phone: 619-234-9153

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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El Campo Santo Cemetery - San Diego

El Campo Santo Cemetery

El Campo Santo Cemetery Old Town San Diego Review

This is the original cemetary in Old town and contains many historic graves, including Yankee Jim.. Yankee Jim was the first man hung in San Diego and his ghost is supposed to haunt the Whaley House.

Address: North of Downtown

Directions: South of I-8 exit Taylor St. and East of I-5 exit Old Town Avenue.

Website: http://www.oldtownsandiego.org/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 27, 2008
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Whaley House - San Diego

Whaley House

Whaley House Whaley House Review

This is the restored house of one of Old town's first and most famous residents , James Whaley. The Whaley family came here as part of the gold rush.

Address: 2476 San Diego Avenue

Directions: Old Town

Website: http://whaleyhouse.org

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 26, 2008
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Mingei Museum - San Diego

Mingei Museum

Mengei International Museum Mengei Museum Collection Review

This museum is dedicate to international craft and design. It has two branches one in Balboa Park and one in Escondido.

Address: 1549 El Prado

Directions: North East of Downtown

Phone: 619 239 - 0003

Website: http://www.mingei.org/

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 25, 2008
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Downtown San Diego - San Diego

Downtown San Diego

Downtown San Diego Combined Suggestions Review

Downtown San Diego has a large collection of attractions to keep a visitor busy from the bayside museums to the restaurants and shopping.

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 26, 2007
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