Sometimes, even in San Diego, there's a rainy day. That's when we go exploring inside our world-class museums. With the wide variety of subjects they cover, you can find an exhibit to suit any interest. Here's a look at what's in the museums this October. You might find something so fascinating you'll want to spend time inside even on a typically beautiful San Diego day.
The permanent collection at the San Diego Museum of Art reaches back almost to humanity's first artistic impulses, with pieces dating to 5,000 years ago. The special exhibits on display focus on art of the past 200 years or so, with exhibits exploring the representation of Venice, German Expressionism, and Art of the 20th Century. A new photography exhibit showcasing Dye-Transfer Prints opens October 8.
Did you know you are a scientist? A new permanent exhibit at San Diego Natural History Museum explores the role of citizen scientists. Learn more about California in exhibits that focus on local habitats, plus our well-known water crisis. The special exhibits of skulls and fossils are fascinating.
Focus on the natural history of humanity at San Diego Museum of Man. You can explore ancient cultures from Egypt, Mexico, and California. Meet monsters and cannibals in special exhibits that probe the myths that scare us.
Sea and Sky
Love the blue ocean and blue sky? Visit the San Diego Air & Space Museum or Maritime Museum to spend a day in your element. Both museums explore the past and future technology that lets us travel in those foreign realms. Interactive exhibits let you experience flight and sailing first hand.
Many of San Diego's museums are in Balboa Park, a great place to explore after your museum visit, especially if the weather's cleared up. Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld is just a few miles from the park, making it easy to get there and giving you plenty of time to explore the museums and the rest of San Diego's attractions.