"Spreckels Organ Pavilion 1914" Top 5 Page for this destination Balboa Park Tip by Yaqui

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This lovely ornate theatre caught my eye when exploring Balboa Park. I had no idea it has an actual 1914 pipe organ that contains 4,530 pipes. It is secured by a medal door. After researching it was John D. and Adolph Spreckels dream to donated this lovely organ to the city he loved. It is considered one of the world's largest outdoor pipe organs. It found a home here during the 1914 for the Panama-California Exposition.

On Sundays they perform free weekly performances sine 1917.

Hours:
Concerts, Sun. 2:00–3:00 p.m.; mid-June–Aug.
International Summer Organ Festival Mon. 7:30 p.m.

Address: 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101-1661
Directions: North East of Downtown
Phone: (619) 2-8138
Website: http://www.sosorgan.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 25, 2010
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