5 museums in San Diego that will help you enjoy this summer

These are the best museums you can visit this summer in San Diego

San Diego is the city in California to visit, have fun, and learn par excellence thanks to its great variety of parks, recreational areas, and museums. That's why here we have a list of the best kid friendly museums that you can visit in San Diego County.

Summer is just around the corner and if you don't know where to take your children, nephews, or siblings, here is a list of fun options to visit that are full of summer courses, science, excursions, and much more.

5 Best Museums in San Diego

Fleet Science Center

This is a science museum located in Balboa Park for the whole family. This place is focused on highlighting and generating interest in kids regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) matters through exhibitions.

It has more than 100 interactive exhibitions, playrooms for children 5 years old or younger, and young science clubs with sessions and activities designed for children between the ages of 6 and 10.

Location: Balboa Park
Address: 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

The New Childrens Museum

This museum is perfect for children and will help them learn and develop their critical thinking while having fun. It has dozens of opportunities to surround yourself with art and handicrafts, with a clay studio where kids can get dirty while letting their creativity run free.

There are also installations shaped like hammocks where young people swing in all directions, and a digital aquarium where fish drawn on paper come to life in a technological pond.

Location: Downtown San Diego
Address: 200 W Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Maritime Museum of San Diego

This museum has a great collection of marine ships, exhibitions of maritime history, the fishing industry, and wars at sea, as well as boats, steam ships, and real submarines.

You have the chance of getting on some of these ships to have a fun adventure and it should be noted that this museum is a few steps away from the USS Midway Museum, which offers tour guides who will answer all of your questions.

San Diego Air & Space Museum

This museum is not 100% for children, but if any child shows interest in astronomy, rockets, and the planets, they will feel awed by entering this space where they will see original replicas and real-sized airplanes and spaceships, flight simulators, and other interactive exhibitions.

Location: Balboa Park
Address: 2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

This aquarium is home to the research by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography of UC San Diego and has more than 60 aquatic habitats, a children's park, and pools with tactile tides. It has more than 3,000 sea animals and equipment used by scientists at sea.

Location: La Jolla
Address: 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037

VIDEO: San Diego Air and Space Museum

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