Museums Of Balboa Park
Many museums were located along El Prado. Art, natural history, railroad, aircraft, photography and science, just to name a few.
Air & Space Automotive Botanical Building History Center Natural History Railroad Science Center
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Air & Space, Museum, San Diego

The San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) educates and entertains. It is open seven days a week,but closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.Entry cost US $24 per adult.

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Automotive, Museum

The San Diego Automotive Museum includes Motorcycles.In 1952, Louie Mattar drove a customized Cadillac from San Diegoto New York and back without stopping.

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Botanical Building, Balboa Park

The botanical buildingwas built for the 1915-16 Exposition.It is one of the largest lath structures in the world.

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History Center

The San Diego History Center in Balboa Park.Located at on south side of El Prado at 1649.Founded in 1928, the San Diego History Center began as the San Diego Historical Society.

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Natural History, Museum

The San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park.Located at on El Prado between the fountain and the fig tree.Founded in 1874, the San Diego Society of Natural History is the oldest scientific institution in southern California.

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Railroad, Museum

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum in Balboa Park.Located at 1619 El Prado on the lower level of that building,their mission is to preserve the heritage of railroading througha series of miniature representations.

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Science Center

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Centerwas located at 1875 El Prado, in Balboa Park, San Diego.Their stated mission is to "inspire lifelong learning by furtheringthe public understanding and enjoyment of science and technology."

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