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Veterans Museum & Memorial Center

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Address: 2115 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-4753
Phone Number: +1 619-239-2300
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00

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Memory Lane for WWII, Korea, Vietnam.......

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 May 2016
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Rosarito, Mexico
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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 45" celebration. The men and women at the museum receive every At A Boy we... More 

Thank AZRelocator
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43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 no pets. Reasonable entrance fee thru "Groupon Tickets". Also available at the door. Open Tues... More 

Thank 04DougW
Brawley, California
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 learned alot and plan on visiting again.

Thank Kimberly T
Silverdale, Washington
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607 reviews
493 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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 visit.

Thank AF_Hiker
Tvedestrand, Norway
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59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
San Antonio, Texas
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91 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 first American unit to attack "Fortress Europe" during WWII. The six vets who were part... More 

Thank Stuart Y
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles 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
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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 son, who is a disabled vet and he was also impressed .It's located on the... More 

Thank catara52
Southern California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

My husband and I are VETS and were REFUSED use of this museum's restrooms. We had a long drive, short on cash and couldn't pay to use their toilets. Only paying customers and VETS are only as good as the color of their $$$. We used the parks buildings restroom free of charge and the ladies who worked there were... More 

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Nevada City, California
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

Located high on a hill above LaJolla, this memorial will brings tears to the best of us. It's staffed by volunteers and dedicated to all veterans, alive or deceased, from all wars.

Thank jeanneB

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