The San Diego Museum of Art

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Details
1450 El Prado (in Balboa Park)
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-7931
Art Museum, Art Gallery
Hours
Mon–Tue, Thu, Sat: 10:00 AM–5:00 PM Fri: 10:00 AM–8:00 PM Sun: Noon–5:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • The African and Oceanic art wing was modeled after the inglenook in my beach cottage.
  • The workers here are more concerned about u takin pics than touching the paintings. Worst employees ever. They know nothing of fine art
  • Go to the SDMA store, say hi to Chacho.
  • There are some great exhibits here sometimes, plus, if you're already in beautiful Balboa Park, why not?
  • While not a large art museum, they pack a lot of high quality fine art into the space. A comprehensive of small collection.
  • This museum is apart of the "Museums on Us" program with Bank of America. Just show your BoA card on the first weekend of the month and they let you tour the museum for FREE!
  • It's a small museum but has an impressive collection of art. Love the works by the Italian masters, especially a Venetian scene by Canaletto, incredible detail!
  • I'd recommend taking a docent tour - they can provide insight about the works that you'd probably never know otherwise.
  • Third Tuesday of the month is free to San Diego residents.
  • Toulouse-layered exibit
  • El recinto es muy agradable, la arquitectura dl museo m encanto, sus exposiciones y el personal es muy amable!
  • Las colecciones de China e India son magnficas.
  • Check out their after hours program
  • Really nice museum in balboa park
  • pretty good, there are some stuff transferred from moma new york
  • hello. (~_~)/ dramos was here.
  • Racist employees don't let you enjoy the art
  • Admission fee $12
  • Paintings from American artists from the early 1800s and first settlement was captivating. It was an experience to never forget when you can still see each brush stroke leaving its historical imprint.
  • Free Tuesdays for SD residents.