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San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: 10AM – 4:30PM

Cost: $8 ($4 for Kids ages 7-17 and $6 for Seniors)

Features: Nation’s Largest Sports Museum; Interactive Exhibits; Hall of Fame; Covers a Broad Range of Sports; Many one-of-a-kind Trophies on Display.

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San Diego Automotive Museum

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: 10AM – 5PM (Must enter by 4:30PM). Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Cost: $8 ($4 for Kids ages 6-15 and $6 for Seniors 65+)

Features: Over 100 Cars and Motorcycles, including a 1909 International Harvester Wagon, 1914 Model T Ford, 1981 De Lorean, and a 1990 Ferrari Testarossa.

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International Cottages at Balboa Park

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open: Sundays 12PM – 4PM

Cost: Free

Features: Visit the Cottages of 21 Countries (+11 more on a rotating basis) to learn their cultures through food, music, dance, and more.

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Spanish Village Art Center

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: 11AM – 4PM (Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)

Cost: Free

Features: Village of 37 art studios hosting over 200 artists working with paint, jewelry, clay, metals, baskets, and more.

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Balboa Park Flower Gardens

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: Most Gardens are Open Daily

Cost: All Gardens, except one, are Free

Features: Over a Dozen Gardens are Spread Throughout Balboa Park, Representing Plants from Around the World.

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Japanese Friendship Garden

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: 10AM – 4PM (must enter by 3:30); Closed Mondays. (During Summer, the Gardens are Open Mondays and until 5PM during Weekdays.)

Cost: $4 ($2.50 for Students and Seniors 55+)

Features: Quaint Japanese Zen Garden, Koi Pond, and Visiting Exhibits

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Museum of San Diego History

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: 10AM – 5PM. Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Cost: $5 ($2 for Kids under 18, $4 for Seniors 65+)

Features: Great Stories and Photos of San Diego’s History; Learn about the Changes in Power from Kumeyaay Indians to Spanish Colony, followed by Mexican Independence and then American Statehood.

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Museum of Photographic Arts

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: 10AM – 5PM. Closed on Mondays and some Major Holidays.

Cost: $8 ($6 for Students, Seniors, and Military)

Features: Home to one of the World’s Largest Collections of Photographs

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Marston House

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Hours: Guided Tours Start every half-hour, Friday-Sunday 10AM-4:30PM

Cost: $8 ($4 for Kids 6-12, $5 for Seniors 65+)

Features: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places; Built in 1905 and surrounded by Gardens; Part of 7th Avenue Walking Tour.

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Spreckels Organ Pavilion Concerts in Balboa Park

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Show Times: Sundays at 2PM Year-Round; Mondays at 7:30PM from June – August; Additional Concerts Tuesdays – Thursdays from June – August

Cost: Free

Features: Enjoy a Variety of Musical Performances at this Beautiful Outdoor Venue in Balboa Park, which is home to one of the World’s Largest Outdoor Pipe Organs played by an Internationally-Acclaimed Organist.

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The Old Globe Theatre Complex

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Show Times: Year-round

Cost: $29+ Per Show; Cheaper with Subscriptions; $20 Tickets for those Under 30

Features: Tony Award Winning Theatre is “Home to the Most Acclaimed National Artists, Designers, Directors and Playwrights in the Theatre Industry”. Twenty Productions have gone on to Broadway including Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty, Damn Yankees, and A Catered Affair.

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Starlight Theatre in Balboa Park

Location: Balboa Park (3 Miles Northeast of Downtown San Diego)

Show Times: June to September at 7:30PM

Cost: Ranges from $10 – $75

Features: Musicals Performed Outdoors by Well-Known Actors from Hollywood and Broadway

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