AAA Editor Notes
San Diego Natural History Museum is at 1788 El Prado, at e. end of Balboa Park. Among the permanent exhibit galleries are Coast to Cactus in Southern California, which offers immersive multimedia experiences focusing on the plants, animals and geology of Southern California; Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People: A History of Citizen Science that highlights naturalists and the impact their work has on science; and Fossil Mysteries, where visitors can discover everything about dinosaurs, from what they ate to how they interacted with other prehistoric creatures.
The Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan Giant-Screen Theater shows 2- and 3-D nature films covering such topics as ocean reefs and the Cretaceous period. Changing exhibits also are offered.
Food service is available Thursday through Sunday.
Food is available.