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Museum of Man

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Business hours

Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The San Diego Museum of Man is a cultural and physical anthropology museum. They collect, preserve, interpret, and communicate evidence of human development, creativity, and artistic expression. It's about people.

The Museum of Man is the only anthropology and archaeology museum in San Diego County. The Museum is located in Balboa Park in the historic 1915 California Building with its iconic California Tower.

The Museum has outstanding cultural (ethnographic) collections and physical anthropology collections and features five permanent exhibitions, including:
Ancient Egypt
Kumeyaay: Native Californians
Footsteps Through Time: Four Million Years of Human Evolution
Maya: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth
Discover Egypt

They also offer changing special exhibits featuring artifacts from their collections and around the world.

Hours
Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open through 8:30 p.m. in the summer.

Admission
Adults (18 and over) - $12.50
Youths (13-17) & College Students with ID - $8.00
Seniors (62+) & Active Military (with ID) - $10.00
Children (3-12) - $6.00
Members & Children under 3 - FREE

Upcoming events at Museum of Man

Ongoing events at Museum of Man

Event Time Category

'access/ABILITY' Exhibit At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Sunday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'access/ABILITY' Exhibit At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'access/ABILITY' Exhibit At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'access/ABILITY' Exhibit At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'access/ABILITY' Exhibit At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'access/ABILITY' Exhibit At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'access/ABILITY' Exhibit At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'Counter Cultures: The Secret Lives of Games' Exhibit At Museum Of Man

Every Sunday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'Counter Cultures: The Secret Lives of Games' Exhibit At Museum Of Man

Every Monday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'Counter Cultures: The Secret Lives of Games' Exhibit At Museum Of Man

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'Counter Cultures: The Secret Lives of Games' Exhibit At Museum Of Man

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'Counter Cultures: The Secret Lives of Games' Exhibit At Museum Of Man

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'Counter Cultures: The Secret Lives of Games' Exhibit At Museum Of Man

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'Counter Cultures: The Secret Lives of Games' Exhibit At Museum Of Man

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

Kids' Summer Camps At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Kids' Summer Camps At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
9 a.m. - noon Arts

Kids' Summer Camps At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
9 a.m. - noon Arts

Kids' Summer Camps At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
9 a.m. - noon Arts

Kids' Summer Camps At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
9 a.m. - noon Arts

Kids' Summer Camps At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
9 a.m. - noon Arts

Kids' Summer Camps At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Kids' Summer Camps At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Kids' Summer Camps At San Diego Museum Of Man

Every Monday
9 a.m. - noon Arts

Race: Are We So Different?

Every Sunday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

Race: Are We So Different?

Every Monday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

Race: Are We So Different?

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

Race: Are We So Different?

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

Race: Are We So Different?

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

Race: Are We So Different?

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

Race: Are We So Different?

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Exhibits

'Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture In Native America'

Every Sunday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Arts

'Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture In Native America'

Every Monday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Arts

'Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture In Native America'

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Arts

'Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture In Native America'

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Arts

'Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture In Native America'

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Arts

'Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture In Native America'

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Arts

'Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture In Native America'

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Arts

San Diego Museum of Man ‘Retablo’ Exhibit NOW OPEN

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Museums

SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF MAN'S 26th ANNUAL INDIAN FAIR & MARKET SET FOR MAY 16 & 17

Every Sunday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF MAN'S 26th ANNUAL INDIAN FAIR & MARKET SET FOR MAY 16 & 17

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Past events