Museums in La Mesa


San Diego Automotive Museum Visit for Two Adults, Two Adults and Two Kids, or Four Adults (Up to 53% Off)

San Diego Automotive Museum

San Diego Automotive Museum

Classic motorcycles join a 1928 Studebaker and a custom 1947 Cadillac to pay homage to collectable autos

$17 $8

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One-Day Visit or Annual Membership at Women’s Museum of California (Up to 60% Off). Five Options Available.

Women’s Museum of California

Point Loma

Current exhibits on first-wave feminism, the women’s liberation movement of the 60s & 70s, trailblazing California women & art exhibitions

$10 $4

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Membership or Admission to Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum (Up to 46% Off). Three Options Available.

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

Museum collections focus on farm equipment and tools from 1849 through the 1960s, including a blacksmith shop and a detailed model railroad

$60 $35

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Oceanside Museum of Art Visit for Two or Four (Up to 47% Off)

Oceanside Museum of Art

Oceanside Museum of Art

Explore a wide variety of art forms from the 20th and 21st centuries, including a new special exhibition of quilts

$16 $9

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Laguna Art Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 50% Off)

Laguna Art Museum

Laguna Art Museum

Museum chronicles the history of Californian art with a 3,500-piece permanent exhibit that spans the 19th century to the present

$14 $7

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$10 for a Visit for Up to Four to Marconi Automotive Museum & Special Events Venue (Up to $20 Value)

Marconi Automotive Museum & Special Events Venue

Marconi Automotive Museum Tustin

Rare Ferraris and classic American muscle cars share space with Jaguars, high-performance motorcycles, and historic Formula cars

$20 $10

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Two or Four Tickets or One-Year Membership for Individual or Family at Lyon Air Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Lyon Air Museum

Lyon Air Museum

Authentic planes and rare automobiles that trace back to World War II are on display at this museum, located within John Wayne Airport

$24 $12

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Visit to "Cougars and Grizzlies" Exhibit at MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center (55% Off). Two Options Available.

MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center

MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center

Kids and adults learn about the extinction of the California grizzly bear and the efforts being made to protect the area’s mountain lions

$22 $10

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  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
    Among its two facilities in La Jolla and downtown San Diego, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego houses an array of works made since 1950. Head here and you can explore everything from Pop Art and minimalism of the 1960s and 1970s to conceptual pieces from the last half-century, headlined by contemporary-art luminaries such as Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei. Major figures aside, the MCASD strives to spotlight mid-career artists still looking for their big break, as well as pieces by Latin American artists and emergent talent. Between the museum's collection and rotating exhibitions, there are galleries that accommodate paintings, photographs, films, and multimedia installations. Outside both locations, there are more site-specific installations and sculptures by artists such as Richard Serra and Marcos Ramírez ERRE, whose father created the Caps Lock on the day his son was born. There’s more to the place than its exhibitions: the museum engages visitors with events and programs such as art-making sessions and artist lectures. Held three evenings a year, the Thursday Night Thing series includes talks, hands-on activities, live music, and cocktails, all based on the latest museum exhibitions.
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    1100 Kettner Blvd.
    San Diego, CA US
  • San Diego Air & Space Museum
    The ace fighter planes of World War I and II. The barnstormers of the 1920s. Jet fighters of the modern age. Every era of flight has its place in the galleries of San Diego Air & Space Museum, which preserves significant artifacts of aviation and space history. Size: more than 120 aircraft and aircraft-related artifacts lead guests on a journey through increasingly complex technology. Eye Catcher: the Gee Bee racer which won the 1932 Thompson Trophy Race Don't Miss: a chance to view the Apollo 9 capsule Hands-On Activities: fly in an interactive Max Flight Simulator Pro Tip: it takes most guests one or two hours to see the museum collections, so plan more time if you want to fit in simulators, special attractions, and especially long statements of "wooooow" Crown Jewel: a flight-capable replica of the Spirit of St. Louis Special Programs: an annual Hall of Fame induction that has celebrated more than 200 pioneers since 1965
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    2001 Pan American Plz.
    San Diego, CA US
  • Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
    The historic fountain at the east end of Balboa Park’s El Prado pedestrian walk is a lure for visitors, thanks to its majestic and cooling spray. But a quick turn to the right is the entrance to the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, another local draw. For the young, it’s a two story, interactive science playground. For the young at heart, there are sophisticated displays, rotating exhibits and the new, NanoSeam IMAX Dome Theater. Films splayed across the 76-foot wraparound screen plunge viewers into the depths of the sea and out into space, through jungles and between skyscrapers around the planet. Resident astronomers also create new shows monthly, using the latest SkyScan System software. The café near the entrance takes care of hungry visitors with a modest menu, a few tables indoors and patio seating in front of the fountain.
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    1875 El Prado
    San Diego, CA US
  • San Diego Hall of Champions San Diego
    Jane Mitchell, a 26-time Emmy Award winner, ventures into the lives of professional athletes, learning not only their athletic triumphs and stats, but also about the their personal accomplishments and struggles. For more than 14 years, the One on One with Jane Mitchell television show, produced and anchored by Jane Mitchell, has interviewed many famous athletes in the San Diego area, from rising stars to Hall of Famers to people who can carry unabridged dictionaries more than 100 yards. Many of the show's stories and figures, including Drew Brees and Ted Wiliams, are collected in Jane's book, One on One, providing a source for readers to revisit their favorite interviews.
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    2131 Pan American Plz.
    San Diego, CA US
  • Whaley House Museum
    10Best named the Marston House Museum & Gardens an Editors' Pick. Yelpers give it an average rating of 4.5 stars:
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    2476 San Diego Ave
    San Diego, CA US
  • San Diego Natural History Museum
    The San Diego Natural History Museum has transported visitors into the past for almost eight decades. The recently opened Ends Of The Earth exhibit lets museum-goers watch explorers conquer terrain in the multimedia theater, put on a penguin suit and slide like the birds themselves, or challenge a live polar bear to an ice-eating contest. Illuminate history through the Fossil Mysteries exhibit's life-size models of ancient animals, such as dinosaurs and mastodons, as well as a fossil aquarium featuring actual whale bones on display. Dads and future dads looking to enjoy 3-D movies without braving the multiplex's gangs of candy-craving teens can use the included tickets to catch The Ultimate Wave Tahiti, starring champion surfer Kelly Slater, or Turtle Reef 3D, from the award-winning producers behind museum mainstay Ocean Oasis.
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    1788 El Prado
    San Diego, CA US

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