Museums & Galleries Nearby

San Diego is home to many fine museums and galleries and we encourage you to take the time to visit them.  In addition,  Orange County, Pasadena,  and Los Angeles have a number of other galleries and musuems that should not be missed. 

Please visit the links listed below to find out more about current and upcoming exhibitions, collections, and museum hours.

SAN DIEGO

Museum of Photographic Arts -  www.mopa.org
San Diego Air and Space Museum - www.aerospacemuseum.org
USS Midway Museum - www.midway.org
Museum of San Diego History - www.sandiegohistory.org
San Diego Museum of Art - www.sdmart.org
San Diego Museum of Man - www.museumofman.org
Museum of Making Music - www.museumofmakingmusic.org 
San Diego Natural History Museum - www.sdnhm.org
San Diego Automotive Museum - www.sdautomuseum.org 
Junipero Serra Museum - www.sandiegohistory.org
Museum of History and Art, Coronado Island - www.coronadohistory.org        
Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla - www.mcasd.org   
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego - www.mcasd.org
San Diego Art Institute's "Museum of the Living Artist" - www.sandiego-art.org
Mingei International Museum - www.mingei.org
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum - www.sdchm.org
San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum - www.sdhoc.com
San Diego Model Railroad Museum - www.sdmodelrailroadm.com
Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego - www.niwa.org    
The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center - www.rhfleet.org
Birch Aquarium at Scripps - www.aquarium.ucsd.edu
The California Center for the Arts, Escondido - www.artcenter.org
RB Stevenson Gallery - www.rbstevensongallery.com
Timken Museum of Art - www.timkenmuseum.org
Oceanside Museum of Art - www.oma-online.org

ORANGE COUNTY

Orange County Museum of Art - www.ocma.net
The Bowers Museum of Cultural Arts - www.bowers.org
Laguna Art Museum - www.lagunaartmuseum.org
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art - www.occca.org

PASADENA

Norton Simon Museum - www.nortonsimon.org
Pasadena Museum of History - www.pasadenahistory.org

LOS ANGELES

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles - www.moca.org
MOCA at the Geffen Contemporary - www.moca.org
Los Angeles County Museum of Art - www.lacma.org
The Getty Museum - www.getty.edu