The Veterans Museum of Balboa Park honors those who have served in the U.S. military, showcasing the history of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine. Set in the former chapel of the nearby Naval Hospital, the museum’s exhibits of patriotic and war-related memorabilia and artifacts bear witness to San Diego’s role in historic military events. Public programs raise awareness of and commemorate the sacrifices and contributions of service members past and present.