San Diego (CA) Photos

April 10, 2009

The Timken

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The Timken is a great little museum with old masters, some American paintings and Russian Icons. Admission is free, usually no line unless we are having a special exhibit.

February 2, 2009

USS Midway Museum on the waterfront in San Diego

A tour of the USS Midway includes a large number of aircraft and exhibits covering 47 years of service.  For a live webcam view of the ship click here.

January 31, 2009

Pirate ship HMS Surprise is ready for you to step aboard

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You can step aboard a full size pirate ship in San Diego!  The HMS Surprise is a 179-foot 24 gun frigate replica used in the movie “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World”.   The Maritime Museum  has restored her to seaworthy condition and sails her several times a year. 

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