Museum - Best of 2016

Published May 16, 2016

Maybe it’s your go-to spot for a rainy day or the place you take guests who are in town. What is your favorite museum?

Winner
2016 Winner

1. Roynon Museum of Earth Science and Paleontology

Voters Love

"My wife and I visited the Roynon yesterday. We went in the afternoon and had time to examine each of the displays..." via Mark J.

Find It
457 East Grand Avenue Escondido CA 92025
  • Roynon Museum of Earth Science and Paleontology, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 457 East Grand Avenue World Map Escondido CA 92025
    Nominee for: Museum
    457 East Grand Avenue, World Map Escondido, CA
  • Birch Aquarium at Scripps, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Family Entertainment, 2300 Expedition Way La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: Museum
    2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA
  • San Diego Natural History Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1788 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA
  • USS Midway Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Local Flavor, Museum, Family Entertainment, City Tour, 910 North Harbor Drive San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
  • San Diego Museum of Man, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1350 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA
  • California Center for the Arts, Escondido, Arts and Entertainment, Weddings, Museum, Theater, Wedding Venue, 340 North Escondido Boulevard World Map Escondido CA 92025
    340 North Escondido Boulevard, World Map Escondido, CA
  • Nominee for: Museum
    320 N Broadway, Escondido, CA
  • San Diego Air & Space Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, Family Entertainment, 2001 Pan American Plaza San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA
  • San Diego Museum of Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment Shopping Weddings, Gift Shop Museum Venue, 1450 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA
  • Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment Shopping, Bookstore Children's Gifts Gift Shop Museum, 1875 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA
  • Timken Museum of Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1500 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    1500 El Prado, San Diego, CA
  • Museum of Photographic Arts, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1649 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA
  • Mingei Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1439 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 700 Prospect St La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: Museum
    700 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA
  • SDAI Museum of the Living Artist, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum,  SDAI Museum 1439 El Prado Balboa Park San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    SDAI Museum 1439 El Prado Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
  • San Diego Model Railroad Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1649 El Prado San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Museum
    2825 Dewey Rd, San Diego, CA
  • Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2040 N Santa Fe Ave Vista Vista CA 92083
    Nominee for: Museum
    2040 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista Vista, CA
  • Living Coast Discovery Center, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1000 Gunpowder Point Drive Chula Vista CA 91910
    Nominee for: Museum
    1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista, CA
  • Museum of Making Music, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 5790 Armada Dr Carlsbad Carlsbad CA 92008
    Nominee for: Museum
    5790 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Museum
    2323 Broadway, Golden Hill San Diego, CA
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1492 N Harbor Dr San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    1492 N Harbor Dr, Little Italy San Diego, CA
  • Oceanside Museum of Art, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 704 Pier View Way Oceanside CA 92054
    Nominee for: Museum
    704 Pier View Way, Oceanside Oceanside, CA
  • Barona Cultural Center & Museum, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment Shopping, Gift Shop Museum, 1095 Barona Rd Lakeside CA 92040
    Nominee for: Museum
    1095 Barona Rd, Lakeside, CA
  • House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 2125 Park Blvd  San Diego CA 92134 International Cottages Stage in Balboa Park  San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Museum
    Multiple locations
Contest Overview
  • 45,640
    Total Votes
  • 29,144
    Voters
  • 153
    Winners

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