Free Museums in Fernbrook

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Free Museums in Fernbrook

USS Midway Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8 (31267 ratings)4.5 (22678 ratings)
Life-at-sea exhibits, restored planes & flight simulators aboard this legendary aircraft carrier.
910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Maritime museumMuseumsSpecialty Museums
Mentioned by La Jolla Mom
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"As one of the longest-serving aircraft carriers of the 20th century, the USS Midway boasts an extensive and incredible history. Built-in only 17 months and named after the climactic Battle of the Midway in 1942, the USS Midway served the nation honorably during its 50 years in commission. It continues to serve the public as a museum by reminding it of world history and of the U.S. military’s impressive power."
Mentioned by Fodor's Choice
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"After 47 years of worldwide service, the retired USS Midway began a new tour of duty on the south side of the Navy pier in 2004. Launched…"
The San Diego Museum of Art
The San Diego Museum of Art
4.6 (1368 ratings)4 (258 ratings)
Venerable art museum with acclaimed works, plus a courtyard bar/bistro with sculpture garden views.
1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92102, USA
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Mentioned by San Diego 2 days itinerary
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"Even if you’re broke, the Timken Museum of Art is always free, and if you have a Bank of America card, the San Diego Museum of Art and the Museum of Photogenic Arts are free on certain days. If you love art, check out the Spanish village. These are historic buildings turned art galleries and stores which have a lot of their work for sale. Even just walking through this area is a fun experience."
Mentioned by Sparks Gallery
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"The San Diego Museum of Art is a fine arts museum located in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. SDMA houses a wide collection of curated exhibitions that shouldn’t be missed!. Current exhibits range from the beautiful “Art of the Open Air” (excellent for those with concerns over social distancing) to the Modern and Contemporary Art gala."
Mentioned by San Diego 5 days itinerary
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"Your first stop for an afternoon of museum-hopping is to peruse the minor masterpieces at the San Diego Museum of Art. Study humankind at the San Diego Museum of Man, marvel at aeronautic engineering in the San Diego Air and Space Museum, then catch your breath in the Botanical Building."
The New Children’s Museum
The New Children’s Museum
4.6 (1971 ratings)4 (174 ratings)
From creative classes to climbable sculptures, contemporary art for kids, in a bright, modern space.
200 W Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
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Mentioned by La Jolla Mom
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"With immersive art studios, interactive art installations, and workshops and camps, The New Children’s Museum strives to stimulate creativity, imagination, and critical thinking through engaging experiences and contemporary art. The museum itself is housed in a dynamic space and is one of the first fully green museums in San Diego. It commissions artworks from local artists with which children can interact and engage and, as a result, always has something new to offer visitors."
Mentioned by HereIn
Art Guide
"A new model of children’s museum whose mission is to stimulate imagination, creativity and critical thinking in children and families through inventive and engaging experiences with contemporary art."
Museum of Photographic Arts
Museum of Photographic Arts
4.5 (426 ratings)4 (108 ratings)
More than 7,000 photos from 850 artists are showcased in a replica of a grand, ornate 1915 building.
1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
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Fleet Science Center
Fleet Science Center
4.5 (2604 ratings)4 (300 ratings)
Educational center featuring hands-on exhibits, a planetarium, IMAX theater & interactive displays.
1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
Science museumMuseumsIMAX theaterChildren's MuseumsObservatories & Planetariums
Mentioned by Holidify
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"Address: 1875 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101Timings: 7pm - 10pmTickets: USD 14.95 - USD 19.95. Nothing compliments nightlife in San Diego like stargazing at Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park, which hosts 2 planetarium shows on the first Wednesday of each month. One of Fleet’s astronomers narrates the program and both programs in a day feature different hour-long topics like black holes, neutron stars, tidal forces, planets, gravitational waves and often the Milky Way galaxy."
Mentioned by Culture Trip
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"Featuring eight galleries that hold more than 100 interactive science exhibits, the Fleet Science Center is the best place to go for hands-on learning. It’s also home to the world’s first IMAX Dome Theater, which shows the biggest films on the planet. Since its opening in 1973, the Fleet has been one of San Diego’s most-visited museums, thanks to the theater and interactive exhibits like Kid City (an exhibition just for kids age five and under)."
Mentioned by
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"The Fleet Science Center, also known as “The Fleet,” is a science museum and planetarium located in the popular Balboa Park in San Diego. With over 100 interactive exhibits with something for all ages, a visit to The Fleet will give your kids a better understanding of science and how it impacts the world around us. Spend your time exploring space, electricity, water, and virtual reality, or play around in Kid City."
The Map & Atlas Museum of La Jolla
The Map & Atlas Museum of La Jolla
4.8 (38 ratings)5 (41 ratings)
7825 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Art museumMuseumsSpecialty Museums
Gemological Institute of America
Gemological Institute of America
4.7 (114 ratings)4.5 (91 ratings)
5345 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Non-profit organizationMuseumsSpecialty Museums
Mentioned by The Crazy Tourist
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"Since it was founded more than nine decades ago, the Gemological Institute of America has been one of the world’s most prominent authorities on all things relating to diamonds, gems, precious stones, and pearls. The GIA’s headquarters is located on Armada Drive in Carlsbad. It features a popular museum chock-full of interesting exhibits and incredible works of craftsmanship."
California Surf Museum
California Surf Museum
4.7 (199 ratings)4.5 (173 ratings)
Surf museum chronicles the history of the sport with exhibits of surfboards, famous surfers & more.
312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054, USA
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Mentioned by Lonely Planet Top Choices
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"It's easy to spend an hour in this heartfelt museum of surf artifacts, from a timeline of surfing history to surf-themed art and a radical collection of boards, including the one chomped by a shark when it ate the arm of surfer Bethany Hamilton. Special exhibits change frequently along different themes (eg Women of Surfing and Surfers of the Vietnam War)."
Junípero Serra Museum
Junípero Serra Museum
4.4 (131 ratings)4 (33 ratings)
A Spanish Revival-style structure built to showcase the collection of the San Diego History Center.
2727 Presidio Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
History museumMuseumsSpecialty Museums
Mentioned by La Jolla Mom
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"Therefore, it’s possible to walk into this museum to learn about California’s mission history (the museum sits on the first European settlement site in California) for free. If you did enjoy your visit and feel compelled to donated upon exit, this is possible. (Location: Presidio Park / Old Town)"
Mentioned by San Diego 3 days itinerary
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"Within Old Town don’t miss Casa de Estudillo, which is one of the few original buildings (many are reproductions), Whaley House and Museum, which is believed to be haunted and Junípero Serra Museum, literally the place where California began. You can get more information here."
Old Town Model Railroad Depot
Old Town Model Railroad Depot
4.8 (342 ratings)5 (148 ratings)
2415 San Diego Ave Suite 107, San Diego, CA 92110, USA
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Top Best Italian Restaurants in Fernbrook

Bernini's Bistro
Bernini's Bistro
4.6 (332 ratings)
Elegant restaurant & bar with an old-world look serving hearty Italian & American favorites.
7550 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
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Mentioned by OpenTable
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"The village of La Jolla is home to Bernini's Bistro, a relaxed and classic spot off of Fay Avenue. Grab a seat on the sunny patio or at the bar for a few quick bites."
Enoteca Adriano
Enoteca Adriano
4.7 (452 ratings)
Refined Italian fare includes burrata & pasta served in a homey, intimate space with outdoor patio.
4864 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
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Mentioned by VacationIdea
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"Located in Pacific Beach, Enoteca Adriano is known for serving delicious, rustic Italian food. The intimate, romantic atmosphere makes this an excellent date-night destination, but there is also plenty of space for large groups. Guests can choose from a wide range of appetizers, soups, and salads; the restaurant also offers several special burrata dishes."
Mentioned by DoSD
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"Enoteca Adriano is an authentic Italian restaurant that has a homey and intimate atmosphere with a well-lit outdoor patio. Offering daily pasta specials and 30 different wine varieties, you’re sure to find your favorite Italian combination at this delicious and traditional Pacific Beach spot. They are even showing movies on the patio - dinner and a show!"
Mentioned by Eater San Diego
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"Pacific Beach’s Enoteca Adriano is a cozy neighborhood joint with an Italian wine list worth checking out. A static regular menu is bolstered by an ever-changing list of specials, including pasta dishes."
2051 Cucina Italiana
2051 Cucina Italiana
4.8 (189 ratings)
Daytime-only Italian eatery in an industrial park offering homemade pasta, pizza, focaccia & salads.
2051 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad, CA 92011, USA
Italian restaurant

Top, Best & Fun Rooftop Bars in Fernbrook

Kové Hard Yerba Mate
Kové Hard Yerba Mate
5 (7 ratings)
1745 National Ave, San Diego, CA 92113, USA
BreweryBarEvent venue
Mentioned by Thrillist
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"Barrio LoganWe’ve come a long way from when White Claw was the new big thing in hard beverages — now there’s more than 100 brands of hard seltzer alone, with hard lemonade, hard coffee, hard kombucha, and now, hard yerba mate entering the market as well. Barrio Logan’s brand new taproom, Kové Hard Yerba Mate, serves up the world’s first hard version of this popular South American tea-like brew in four different flavors; mojito, lemonade iced tea, mango colada, and passion berry. At a moderate 5% ABV, Kové’s version is organic, vegan, and gluten-free, making it practically a health food."
Working Class
Working Class
4.5 (516 ratings)
Neighborhood locals head to this laid-back, indoor-outdoor spot for comfort eats & beer.
4095 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104, USA
RestaurantBarBeer gardenBreakfast restaurantBrunch restaurant
4.6 (280 ratings)
Chic bar with a large selection of beer & wine as well as upscale & eclectic eats in a hip space.
830 25th St, San Diego, CA 92102, USA

Historic Sites in Fernbrook

Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial
4.8 (3236 ratings)4.5 (2291 ratings)
Massive cross monument honoring American veterans, with plaques telling their stories.
6905 La Jolla Scenic Dr S, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
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Spanish Landing Park
Spanish Landing Park
4.6 (782 ratings)4 (21 ratings)
Waterfront park boasting retro picnic pavilions, paths & a playground, plus a bell tower.
3900 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
ParkSights & LandmarksHistoric Sites
Mentioned by La Jolla Mom
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"You can take a break here on a layover or if staying at one of the San Diego Airport hotels because this fun area is across the street from the airport. You’ll find a small sandy beach (the only along the bay), picnic tables, public art, a play structure, and panoramic views. (Location: Downtown)"
Mentioned by California Beaches
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"Spanish Landing Park is a long narrow park along busy North Harbor Drive in San Diego. This park is near San Diego International Airport and the Harbor Island Marina."
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park
4.6 (547 ratings)4.5 (255 ratings)
Secluded & meticulously-landscaped park is home to peacocks, bird of paradise & more.
6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Ln, Carlsbad, CA 92009, USA
ParkSights & LandmarksHistoric Sites
Mentioned by La Jolla Mom
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"Yes, we’re talking about that Leo Carillo, who acted in nearly 100 movies between 1927 and 1950. Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park is a small part of his former working rancho and vacation retreat. Kids love the resident peacocks, but there are also multiple historic properties, including the visitors’ center, adobe buildings, a barn, and more."
Mentioned by Trip101
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"History meets adventure at Leo Carrillo Ranch Historical Park. This space, a fully functioning ranch named Rancho de Los Kiotes, is now a 27-acre (11-ha) manicured paradise, one that boasts aesthetic beauty and educational value. Much of the ranch is perfectly preserved history, amidst a mystifying natural landscape."
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