Attractions, Museums and Libraries

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Libraries

San Diego Public Library - the Central library is located at 820 E Street.
San Diego Public Library

San Diego County Public Law Library is moving and will unfortunately be closed during the ALA conference.

San Diego City College - community college located near Balboa Park
SD City College LRC/Library

San Diego State University (SDSU) - public university located in east-central San Diego
SDSU Library

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - public research university located in La Jolla
UCSD Libraries

University of San Diego - private university. General and law libraries.
Address: 5998 Alcala Park Way, San Diego, 92110
USD Libraries


Museums

Balboa Park Museums:
The following museums are located in Balboa Park:

- Centro Cultural De La Raza
- Japanese Friendship Garden
- Mingei International Museum (folk art - fantastic gift shop!)
- Museum of Photographic Arts
- Reuben H Fleet Science Center (includes IMAX theater)
- San Diego Air and Space Museum
- San Diego Art Institute (SDAI): Museum of the Living Artist
- San Diego Automotive Museum
- San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum
- San Diego History Center
- San Diego Model Railroad Museum
- San Diego Museum of Art
- San Diego Museum of Man
- San Diego Natural History Museum
- Timken Museum of Art (free)
- Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
Balboa Park Museums with links

New Childrens Museum - Think Play Create
Think Play Create

Museum of Contemporary Art
MCA has two locations: downtown and La Jolla. While the La Jolla site is larger, there are usually some interesting installations at the Kettner location, immediately north of the downtown Amtrak train station.
Museum of Contemporary Art