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Things to Do in Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo

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Name Category Location
 
Alcazar Garden
The gardens surrounding the Alcazar Castle in...
Gardens / Arboretums Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Bea Evenson Fountain
A favorite of barefoot children, this fountain...
Fountains Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Botanical Building
The graceful redwood-lath structure, built for...
Gardens / Arboretums Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Cabrillo Bridge
The park's official (and pedestrian-friendly)...
Bridges / Tunnels Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Carousel
Suspended an arm's length away on this antique...
Carousels Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
House of Pacific Relations
This is not really a house but a cluster of red...
Arts / Performance Venues Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden and Desert Garden
These neighboring gardens sit just across the...
Gardens / Arboretums Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Japanese Friendship Garden
A koi pond with a cascading waterfall, a tea...
Gardens / Arboretums Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater
Performances incorporate marionettes, hand...
Arts / Performance Venues Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Marston House
George W. Marston (1850–1946), a San Diego...
Houses / Mansions Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Mingei International Museum
The name "Mingei" comes from the Japanese words...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Miniature Railroad
Adjacent to the zoo parking lot and across from...
Transportation Sites Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Museum of Photographic Arts
World-renowned photographers such as Ansel Adams,...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Palm Canyon
With more than 450 palms planted in 2 acres...
Canyon Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
The center's interactive exhibits are artfully...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
San Diego Air and Space Museum
By day, the streamlined edifice looks like any...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
San Diego Automotive Museum
Even if you don't know a choke from a chassis,...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
San Diego Hall of Champions
In a 70,000-square-foot building, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
San Diego History Center
The San Diego Historical Society maintains its...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
When the impressive exhibits at this...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
San Diego Museum of Art
Known primarily for its Spanish Baroque and...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
San Diego Museum of Man
If the facade of this building—the landmark...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
San Diego Natural History Museum
There are 7.5 million fossils, dinosaur models,...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park's—and perhaps the city's—most...
Zoos / Aquariums Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Spanish Village Art Center
More than 200 local artists, including...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
The 2,400-bench-seat pavilion, dedicated in...
Arts / Performance Venues Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo
 
Timken Museum of Art
Though somewhat out of place architecturally,...
Museums / Galleries Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo

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