San Diego Natural History Museum

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The San Diego Natural History Museum is the second oldest scientific institution in California; third west of the Mississippi. A bi-national museum, its mission is to interpret the natural world through research, education, and exhibits. The museum strives to promote understanding of the evolution and diversity of southern California and the peninsula of Baja California in order to inspire in all a respect for nature and the environment. Between exhibits on dinosaurs and the Arctic to mammoths and the Titanic, this museum is sure to interest the old, young and everything in between.

Location:  1788 El Prado

Business hours:  Mo-Su 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.