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Veterans Museum & Memorial Center

2115 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-4753
+1 619-239-2300
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Well worth a stopover on the way to the Zoo

The centre seems to be very modest in size from the outside but belies the quantity and quality of... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Bruce M
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Sydney, Australia
Worth the time to visit!

This is a great museum across the street from Balboa Park. My husband and I spent about an hour at... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Janie R
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Temecula, California
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  • Average13%
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2115 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-4753
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

The centre seems to be very modest in size from the outside but belies the quantity and quality of the displays housed inside. We stopped by on our return from a visit to the Zoo and unfortunately only had 20 minutes to wiz around the...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a great museum across the street from Balboa Park. My husband and I spent about an hour at the museum. They had a great area for the women in the service.

Thank Janie R
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We've been to the museum a number of times within the last several months. The first was seeking help folding a US flag for a presentation case. Then in July to see "Walking the Shadows of August". And this month for the annual "Spirit of...More

Thank AZRelocator
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Very nicely done with many pictures and facts of war times gone by. Free Parking and centrally located in the Balboa Park (Zoo - Museums) area. A nostalgic tour for any veteran. Not highly recommended for kids under about 15 or so. No smoking and...More

Thank 04DougW
Reviewed 2 April 2016

It was my first time here and my friend and i saw alot. They had alot of old miltary uniforms and other artifacts. They had just opened for the day and it was nice to walk around and appreciate everything our veterans went through. We...More

Thank Kimberly T
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This museum is housed in an old Navy Chapel. It is not too big, but still has a nice variety of displays. There are military awards, as well as uniforms and other military artifacts. Admission is reasonable, and the museum is nice for a quick...More

Thank AF_Hiker
Reviewed 23 January 2016

A great tribute to men and women who fought for this country in different parts of the world. Walking around in the Veterans museum makes you humble! Vets should be treated with upmost respect and this museum is a great contribution!

Thank Jan-Erik P
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We visited the museum as part of the 376th Bomb Group Association and the museum and city of San Diego honored our vets by proclaiming October 1, 2015, as "The 376th Heavy Bombardment Group Day" in the City of San Diego. The 376th was the...More

Thank Stuart Y
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Largely run by volunteers this museum offers a tribute to those that have served their country in the military. Nicely done and provides an opportunity to look back into local history.

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 10 May 2015

there is nothing to dislike. There is not much on the most recent wars, but they recently opened their Vietnam veteran tribute room and it was very comprehensive.as was the huge wall of veterans signatures. Nominal fee to get in. I went there with my...More

Thank catara52
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