The San Diego Museum Of ArtCurrently Closed
- Address: Balboa Park, 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92102, 92101, United States
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-6192327931
- Fax: +1-6192329367
- Ticket Price: 15 USD
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, Family And Kids, Social, Arts, Museums
Over half a million people visit this, the region's oldest and largest art museum, every year. Before you enter, check out the incredible ornately carved doorway. Inside, most of the art you will find art European paintings, though there is a healthy distribution of American, Asian and contemporary art too.
They have Buddhist sculpture; Spanish old master paintings; ceramics, metalwork, and decorative arts; and American colonial art. Some of the art is even from 5000 BC. Some of the European masters represented here include Giorgione, Pittoni, Giotto, Veronese, Luini, Canaletto, Rubens, Hals and van Dyck. One of the nicest sections is the May S. Marcy Sculpture Court.
The museum also organises cultural and educational events throughout the year - lectures, concerts, and performances.
- Check museum website for upcoming events.
- Tours are free with admission
- Youth (17 and under)* Free
- College Students: $8
- Seniors, 65+: $10
- Military: $10
- Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays: 11:00 a.m., 12:00p.m., 1:00p.m., 2:00p.m., 3:00 p.m.
- Fridays: 12:00 p.m.& 1:00 p.m.
- Sundays: 12:00p.m., 1:00p.m., 2:00p.m., 3:00 p.m.
- Tours last 1 hour.
- Bus 3, 120 stop 5th Av & Laurel St.
- Bus 7 stop Park Bl & Village Pl.
- Drive to here.
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0.62% of people who visit San Diego include The San Diego Museum Of Art in their plan
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54.55% of people start their The San Diego Museum Of Art visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The San Diego Museum Of Art
90% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The San Diego Museum Of Art
This is the most awesome museum facility that I have ever experienced. There are so many exhibits and so much to see. You could easily spend two to three days coming back to see it all.
Loved this museum! My favorite was Diego Rivera’s and Salvador Dali’s paintings. This museum offers a variety of different cultural artifacts, something for everyone to see.
It seems like a nice museum with many nice pieces, but our recent docent-led "highlights" tour was a bit of a bust. The fairly small number of items included on the tour seemed to be selected at random, and we spent so much time getting the group together and going that the actual tour was rather short. The information provided also seemed to be a little bit random.
This is a classic art museum with plenty of gorgeous art. I would say this is more for older children/teenagers and adults to enjoy.
The museum is modestly sized, but they have some fantastic American paintings and fascinating ancient Asian art. Great for a 2-hour visit.