Believe it or not, February is a great month to explore new exhibitions in San Diego’s Balboa Park. Why? Because February is also San Diego Museum Month, a month long event offering a 50% discount on regular admission to 42 museums throughout the county.
Whether you’re still recovering from the Halloween sugar comma or just can’t get enough of the sweet stuff, Chocolate at the San Diego Natural History Museum tempts visitors to its galleries with delicious exhibition that explores the the history, science and culture around one of the world’s most popular treats.
<em>Now through September 9, 2012 you can experience one of the most legendary ships of the last 100 years with <strong><a href="http://www.sandiego.org/event/Visitors/13039">TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibit</a></strong> at the <strong><a href="http://www.sandiego.org/listing/Visitors/1225">San Diego Natural History Museum</a></strong>. Just leave a comment after the break far a chance to win!</em>
San Diego has a long and proud seafaring tradition that continues today. Luckily for locals and visitors alike there is always a ship, from the recreation of Cabrillo's 1542 <em>San Salvador</em>, to the longest-serving aircraft carrier now permanently docked in San Diego's harbor, the <em>USS Midway</em>, ready to sail you through San Diego's honorable maritime history.
Over 16 museums and cultural institutions are spread throughout the almost 1,200 acres that make up the “Smithsonian of the West,” Balboa Park. Each museum offers unique experiences enticing visitors to return.
All of the museums keep things fresh with special traveling exhibitions which highlight exciting topics. These special exhibitions are always thought-provoking, educational and hands-on. After the break are just a few of these great exhibitions currently on display…
The holiday season is upon us, and a great place to soak up the season is Balboa Park. With more than a dozen amazing museums, Balboa Park is a joyous place any time of year. But if you’re looking for a festive exhibition with a side of Santa, you won’t want to miss these museums this December
With distinguished major exhibits like Body Worlds and The Dead Sea Scrolls under its belt, the San Diego Natural History Museum outdoes itself by bringing another outstanding and illuminating exhibit to town. Darwin: Evolution|Revolution, which opened this weekend on November 7, is the most comprehensive exhibition on Darwin and his contribution to science ever assembled.