San Diego Air & Space Museum

San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park

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.

American Women of Flight Special Exhibit: Honors the contributions to the world of aviation of women. Notable aviatrixes such as Bessie Coleman, Jacqueline Cochran, Fran Bera, Sally Ride, and many others are features.

SPACE: Our Greatest Adventure Special Exhibit: A new educational, interactive special exhibition exploring mankind’s quest for the stars. The exhibit features hands-on learning experiences, selfie stations on the Moon, Mars and the International Space Station, and informative videos and smart touch screens.

More exhibits include the World War I Gallery, World War II Gallery, Theodore Gildred Rotunda, Modern Jet & Space Age Gallery, Golden Age of Flight Gallery, and the Edwin D. McKellar Pavilion of Flight.

Summer camp, workshops, preschool programs, and Pilot Ground School are offered. Birthday party packages also available.



San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park
2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego
(619) 234-8291



Gillespie Field

From a small one-hangar beginning, the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s annex at Gillespie Field has grown to become an integral part of the Museum’s aircraft restoration and replica reproduction program.



Gillespie Field Annex
335 Kenney St., El Cajon
(619) 258-1221



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