SAN DIEGO VETERANS MUSEUM
The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park is dedicated to honoring the memories of all who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States. It has an extensive military history library.
USS MIDWAY MUSEUM
The USS Midway Museum is located in San Diego at Navy Pier. The museum includes a world-class collection of aircraft and an extensive library specializing in naval history.
SAN DIEGO AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM
The San Diego Air and Space Museum in Balboa Park includes WWI and WWII exhibits. It is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institute and is one of the best museums of its type in the United States.
SAN DIEGO MARITIME MUSEUM
The Maritime Museum of San Diego, located on San Diego Bay, was established in 1948. It preserves one of the largest collections of historic sea vessels in the United States and has an extensive library specializing in maritime history.
STOCKTON MARITIME MUSEUM
Stockton Maritime Museum is located in Stockton, California. It preserves the minesweeper USS Lucid and has an important collection of material relating to mine warfare.
CABRILLO NATIONAL MONUMENT
Cabrillo National Monument honors the landing of the Spanish explorer Juan Cabrillo at San Diego in 1542. It includes a museum, the old lighthouse, and one of the best views in California.
BATTLESHIP IOWA MUSEUM
The USS Iowa Museum is located at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California. The museum's main artifact is the USS Iowa, lead ship of the Iowa class of battleships.
MCRD COMMAND MUSEUM
Located aboard MCRD San Diego, the museum focuses on recruit training, the Marine presence in Southern California, and Marine Corps history since the base opened in 1921.
HORNET SEA, AIR, SPACE MUSEUM
Located in Alameda, California, this museum preserves and honors the legacy of USS Hornet as well as its role in naval aviation, national defense, the Apollo Program, and exploration of space.
MARINE CORPS MECHANIZED MUSEUM
Housed in what was previously a train terminal, the Marine Corps Mechanized Museum has working Marine Corps transport and battle vehicles and focuses on Marine Corps vehicles and their use from World War I to present day.