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What’s in the archives?

October was American Archives Month and we celebrated all month long by sharing behind-the-scenes looks at the Museum’s vast archival collection and the work of our amazing archival staff and volunteers. Our archives hold things like:important early correspondence and documents regarding the building of our iconic California Building and Tower notes and journals by anthropologists… more »

Do you want to be an intern?

Ever wanted to work in a museum but don’t have the experience? Some of our staff got their first museum-industry experience by becoming an intern and you can, too. At our museum, you would be doing a lot more than just pushing a big green button on the copier....

Welcome to the new website!

Welcome to the new website of the San Diego Museum of Man. We’re soooo excited about it!  As you can see by the images of older versions of the website shown below, things are very different. The major changes are: It looks much better on mobile devices,...

Final Hurdles Cleared for Opening of California Tower, Closed to Public for Nearly 80 Years

Major fundraising campaign begins after City permits San Diego Museum of Man to remodel and host tours in the iconic California Tower. (October 22, 2014 — San Diego, California) Three years in the making and 80 years in the imagining, the iconic California Tower will open to the public on January 1, 2015. The San Diego Museum of Man just received permission from the City of San Diego… more »

A Sustainable Energy Model for the Future

The Museum is now part of a program to achieve environmental sustainability and become Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified. LEED Certifications provide “building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions,”… more »