Press Release – The San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park is back in operation tomorrow Wednesday, March 17. Reopening begins at 10:00 a.m. Reopening provides guests from around the world and locally a fun, learning and inspirational experience so needed during this time of great challenge. Accordingly, the Museum is adhering to the safety measures established by the State and County for a safe re-opening to the public, including but not limited to: capacity limits, social distancing, requiring face masks for guests and employees (regardless of vaccination status), hand sanitizer stations, advising guests and staff who are not feeling well to stay home, continuous cleaning and sanitizing of the Museum, and more.
“The safety of our staff has and always will be our number one priority, period. Our entire team is very excited to once again provide the world-class experience everyone who visits the San Diego Air & Space Museum deserves,” said Jim Kidrick, President & CEO of the Museum. “Each time we have been forced to close, we’ve spent the entire time ensuring the Museum is a safe and welcoming place for families to come back and have a fun, safe experience. We’re confident we’ve done everything possible to safely welcome guests back to the Museum. It’s time for us to re-connect with old friends and make some new friends.”
Museum staff screen daily through a state-of-the-art thermal scanner prior to entering the museum.
The San Diego Air & Space Museum is California’s official air and space museum and education center. The Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and it was the first aero-themed Museum to be accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is located at 2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101. The Museum and gift store are open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with admissions until 4:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.