San Diego is home to some fabulous museums offering a wide variety of exhibits, exhibitions, fun activities, and events. The USS Midway Museum, once a working WWII Navy aircraft carrier, is a must-see for military enthusiasts, history buffs and kids of all ages. Check out the San Diego Natural History Museum for everything from insects and minerals to dinosaur bones and the popular Foucault Pendulum. The San Diego Museum of Man offers visitors a closer look at anthropology and human development, with a real mummy as the highlight. Hang ten at the California Surf Museum, where you’ll learn more about surf culture and see plenty of cool surfer swag. If space is your thing, rocket on over to the San Diego Air & Space Museum for exhibits that cover the history of aviation in San Diego, from Lindburgh to NASA. The little ones can get some energy out with fun, hands on and interactive art exhibits at the family friendly New Children’s Museum. And, be sure to check out the Museum of Making Music, the Mengei International Museum and other museums at Balboa Park.