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San Diego Automotive Museum IGNITE Program wins sPARK Award
The 2nd annual Forever Balboa Park sPARK Award identifies outstanding achievements that are making a significant impact in the park and city. The San Diego Automotive Museum's IGNITE Academy was recognized for Igniting Innovation. Click for Fox5
Annual Blood Drive

The third annual blood drive was held on Saturday, March 9 in the Ray Brock Hall of Fame.  Thank you, donors, we were able to save up to 99 lives this year.  

The Black Low Riders cruise into the San Diego Automotive Museum
Museum Month 2024 is Here
More than 70 museums and cultural institutions are participating in the 35th annual Museum Month offering half-off admission to visitors now through February 29. 
It’s as easy as 1-2-3:
1. Pick up your free Museum Month pass at 85 public libraries throughout San Diego County
2. Find inspiration for your 29 days of cultural adventures by searching our full list of participating museums.
3. Present your discount pass throughout February for up to four half-price admissions at participating museums and cultural attractions (some restrictions apply). Visit as many as you’d like!
Library Re-opening
Grand Opening of the Berg Family Library
The San Diego Automotive Museum houses the largest collection of automobile books, manuals and magazines on the west coast.  The library is open Tues-Sun 10am-4:30pm. Free with admission to the Museum.
CBS 8 Highlights the new Highway Man Exhibit
CBS highlights a new exhibit honoring a man who is all about "Paying it Forward".
KUSI Highlights San Diego Automotive Museum Flag Day Celebration
Mayor Todd Gloria and the Balboa Park Committee of 100 gathered in Balboa Park to celebrate Flag Day today. The U.S. and California State flags were raised on the San Diego Automotive Museum rooftop.
Fox 5 Highlights San Diego Automotive Museum Flag Day Celebration
The Balboa Park Committee of 100 dedicated U.S. and California flags as they were raised on two new replica flag poles atop the San Diego Automotive Museum today. 
Summer Reading Program Opens at San Diego Public Library
Local libraries will once again be offering prizes – including passes to the San Diego Automotive Museum – to those of all ages who read this summer.
San Diego Automotive Museum Offering Free Admission to Active-Duty Military
The San Diego Automotive Museum is offering free admission to the nation's active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard, Coast Guard and Reserve.
Hoehn Motors Donates Sprinter Van to the San Diego Automotive Museum
The San Diego Automotive Museum has a brand new vehicle. A Sprinter van has been donated by Susan and Bill Hoehn of Hoehn Motors.
Grizzly Bear Statues Return to Balboa Park
Fox 5 San Diego reports how two bronze bears now sit on top the San Diego Automotive Museum, completing what has been a decade-long project.
Balboa Park Gains Two New Grizzly Bears
Two grizzly bear statues and flagpoles were added to the San Diego Automotive Museum to reflect the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition. The installation completes a restoration project that began in 2015.
Vroom, Vroom: Car Shows in San Diego County
From Escondido to La Mesa – to the San Diego Automotive Museum – these car show culture in our county rolls deep.
KUSI Highlights Automotive Museum's Military Salute
The San Diego Automotive Museum is honoring the San Diego military community with it's newest exhibit and KUSI's Ed Lenderman highlights the history of how the cars came to the museum.
New Military Exhibit Rolls into San Diego Automotive Museum
With Military Appreciation Month as the backdrop, the museum in Balboa Park debuted a new exhibit, "Salute to San Diego's Troops."
The Big Exchange Kicks Off at the San Diego Automotive Museum
San Diego Museum Council's Bob Lehman stops by the Museum to talk about The Big Exchange with KUSI.
Musical Introduction to Innovative Electrics Exhibit
Mark Mathis of KUSI News introduces the Museum's newest exhibit, Innovative Electrics, with a little song and dance. Sing-along encouraged!
The LOCAList SD Features San Diego Automotive Museum
Ashley Jacobs of The LOCAList SD calls the San Diego Automotive Museum a one-of-a-kind experience.
Legendary 'Highwayman' to be Honored at San Diego Automotive Museum

Jeff Zevely from CBS8 interviews Tom Weller, who rescued 10,000 stranded motorists over five decades because someone once helped him. 

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