The Timken Museum of Art is a fine art museum, established in 1965 and located at 1500 El Prado in Balboa Park in San Diego, California, close to the San Diego Museum of Art. It is the only Balboa Park museum with free admission.Use our San Diego vacation app to visit Timken Museum of Art on your trip to San Diego, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Timken Museum of Art reviews
The Timken Museum of Art is a great museum for anyone who enjoys art. Although small in size, there are beautiful pieces in the collection. It was free at the time we went and worth a visit while... more »
This is a small museum in Balboa Park. The collection is small but the art is wonderful. We especially enjoyed the Russian icon collection. The signage, for the most part, is helpful and... more »
Love the Cranberry pickers and that fabulous Rembrandt among other great works. It's not so big, so you can hit it in 15 minutes if necessary. Always worth a visit when in San Diego. Very friendly/professional staff as well.
While it is a small museum with only a few rooms of art, it shouldn't be overlooked! It has many beautiful pieces and has some family friendly pamphlets for helping kids enjoy the museum. Especially for free, this is an incredible place to visit when you're in Balboa Park! I would definitely recommend this museum.
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