San Diego Air & Space Museum
One of the world’s premier air and space-themed science centers and museum with more than 120 aircraft and space vehicles and two million artifacts on display. The exhibits include rare and unique aircraft engines, instruments, models and equipment, as well as aviation-related medals, trophies, art, uniforms and spacesuits.
Latest special exhibits include Galileo: Space Visionary, a family-friendly exhibition with hands-on, interactive activities that explore Galileo’s groundbreaking science. American Women of Flight honors the contributions of women to the world of aviation. SPACE: Our Greatest Adventure features selfie stations on the Moon, Mars and International Space Station, plus hands-on learning experiences.
Interactive areas include the Max Flight simulator ride, Aerial Combat simulator, and the 3D/4D Zable Theater that plays immersive films for all ages with unique special effects.
Summer camp, workshops, preschool programs, Little Engineers program, and Pilot Ground School are offered. Birthday party packages and memberships also available.
Kidsguide Tip: The museum is located inside Balboa Park, one of the nation’s largest cultural parks. Spend the whole day exploring gardens, visiting the San Diego Zoo, going on a mini train ride, or enjoying a variety of events.
San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park
2001 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101