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San Diego Air & Space Museum
Photo 1 / 5: Reproduction of a Curtiss A-1 Triad, the Navy’s first plane
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Experience flying a Sopwith Camel. Land an F-18 on the deck of a battleship. See an Apollo spacecraft that actually flew in outer space! Dynamic exhibits, flight simulators, and special activities make five centuries of flight history come alive.
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Housed in the historic Ford Motor Building, which was built in 1933 for the California American Exposition, the San Diego Air & Space Museum takes visitors on a journey through time and space. Displays range from an authentic reproduction of the Wright Brothers’ 1903 flier, to a WWII Supermarine Spitfire—one of the few still in existence—to NASA’s Apollo 9 Command Module.

In addition to the displays, the museum has a Flight Simulator Ride and a VIP Restoration Tour. The Morphis ESP MovieRide Theater is an eight-seat, motion-based simulator that can duplicate a variety of rides, including a flight on a P-51 Mustang or a walk in space. On the VIP Restoration Tour, visitors are taken to see the shop where volunteer craftsmen build or restore planes and engines for the museum—in fact, 25% of the museum’s inventory were built from scratch or painstakingly restored by these volunteers.

Inclusions :
  • Admission to the San Diego Air & Space Museum

Duration:
Please allow approximately 2 hours

Available:
Daily

Hours of operation:
Memorial Day–Labor Day, 10 AM–5 PM
Labor Day–Memorial Day, 10 AM–4 PM

Driving times:
1 1/2 hours from Anaheim and La Jolla
2 hours from Burbank, Hollywood, Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Santa Monica
2 1/2 hours from Beverly Hills

Note:
Admission for children 5 and younger and for active duty military with photo identification is free. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Only non-commercial photography and video recording are permitted.

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
On the day of your service, please present one voucher per person, along with valid photo identification, at the redemption address listed on your voucher.