Mingei International Museum

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Mingei International Museum
Gate Prices Adult $10.00
Child (3-12) $7.00

The Mingei Museum is recognized as a prestigious venue of artistic enlightenment. Dynamic, changing exhibitions feature timeless art of the people from all cultures, from historical and contemporary folk art to craft and design.

At the Mingei Museum, art speaks eloquently of the similarities and distinctions of individuals and cultures. The 18,000-object collection of the Mingei Museum represents 140 countries, including India, Japan, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, and China.

Other highlights at the Mingei Museum include a large collection of African art, more than 230 pre-Columbian objects with marine animal design motifs, a variety of dolls and toys, and a significant array of contemporary American craft.

In addition to the impressive permanent collections at the Mingei Museum, the venue also hosts a wide variety of temporary exhibits, including Nature, Tradition, and Innovation; Hats and Headresses; Folk Festivals and Traditional Crafts; and A Fantastic Voyage, featuring the art of Ynez Johnston.

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Getting In

Present your Go San Diego Card at the admissions counter.


Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm


Mondays. May be closed major U.S. holidays.


1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

Driving Directions

I-5 S to Airport / Sassafras exit to Laurel Street. Turn left and stay in right lane; continue east on Laurel (after Sixth Ave, Laurel becomes El Prado). Cross bridge and go straight to museum. 163 S to the Park Blvd exit; turn left onto Park. Proceed to Presidents Way and turn left. Turn right at the stop sign and continue to museum 1-5 N to 163 N to Zoo/Museums exit (Richmond St). The ramp becomes Upas Street. Continue on Upas to Park Blvd. Turn right and proceed to Presidents Way. Turn right and go to stop sign. Turn right and continue to Museum.

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