Fodor's Expert Review San Diego Museum of Art

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Known for its Spanish baroque and Renaissance paintings, including works by El Greco, Goya, Rubens, and van Ruisdael, San Diego's most comprehensive art museum also has strong holdings of South Asian art, Indian miniatures, and contemporary California paintings. The museum's exhibits tend to have broad appeal, and if traveling shows from other cities come to town, you can expect to see them here. Free docent tours are offered throughout the day. An outdoor Sculpture Court and Garden exhibits both traditional and modern pieces. Enjoy the view over a craft beer and some locally sourced food in the adjacent Panama 66 courtyard restaurant.

Fodor's Choice Art Museum

Quick Facts

1450 El Prado
San Diego, California  92101, USA


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $20; sculpture garden is free, Closed Wed.

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