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San Diego Museum of Man
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:
Kumeyaay: Native Californians
Footsteps Through Time: Four Million Years of Human Evolution
Maya: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth
They also offer changing special exhibits featuring artifacts from their collections and around the world.
Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Open through 8:30 p.m. in the summer.
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 event at San Diego Museum of Man
- Friday, April 28, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Giant manta rays can grow up to 23 feet and are on the endangered species list. Learn how Mares Mexicanos is working with scientists and locals in Mexico to preserve this ocean giant’s ecosystem Undersea Giants has two, 30-minute discussions at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Free for Museum Members or with general admission. To learn more visit our website. About Living with Animals: We encounter animals everywhere in our ... Read more
All upcoming events at San Diego Museum of Man
Undersea GiantsApril 28, 2017
Wonder BirdsApril 29, 2017
Something Wild!April 30, 2017
Yoga In The RotundaMay 13, 2017
Burgers & BrewsMay 18, 2017