• Shops

    San Diego Zoo Gift Shops

    Start your shopping safari at the San Diego Zoo. With multiple stores on its 100 acres, you can find gourmet foods, clothing, jewelry, books and toys that are perfect for any animal lover.

    Fleet Science Center North Star Science Store

    The Fleet Science Center’s North Star Store is filled with goods intended to inspire life-long learning, understanding, and enjoyment of science and technology. From brainteasers and 3-D puzzles to dinosaur action figures, you’ll find fun items for science learners of all ages.

    San Diego Model Railroad Museum Gift Shop

    All aboard to the San Diego Model Railroad Museum Gift Store! The range of railroad-themed toys, books, clothing, jewelry, and other collectibles will amaze locomotive lovers.

    Museum of Photographic Arts Store

    Whether you’re a professional photographer or an Instagram enthusiast, the Museum of Photographic Arts Store boasts an assortment of products sure to inspire, including specialty cameras, handcrafted jewelry and interactive educational gifts.

    San Diego Automotive Museum Gift Shop

    If cars are more your thing, pay a visit to the San Diego Automotive Museum Gift Shop where you’ll find a range of automotive books, clothing, gifts and toys for auto enthusiasts of any age.

    San Diego Air and Space Museum Gift Shop

    Go up, up and away at the San Diego Air and Space Museum Gift Shop where you’ll find books, models, apparel, souvenirs and art that will let your interest in aviation take flight.

    United Nations Building and Gift Shop

    Get ready for a shopping trip around the world at the UN Building and Gift Shop. Find hand-crafted sculptures, jewelry, dolls and more from four continents.

    Japanese Friendship Garden Gift Store

    Continue your world shopping tour at the Japanese Friendship Garden Gift Shop. Discover beautiful imported bento boxes, sake sets, chopsticks and Lucky Cats. Inspired to start your own garden or learn origami? The store’s book selection can help as well.

    Balboa Park Visitors Center Gift Shop

    If you’re enjoying your day, consider commemorating it with a souvenir from the Balboa Park Visitors Center Gift Shop. Find hats, shirts, key chains and mugs that show off your love of the Park.

    Timken Gift Shop

    With a thoughtfully curated selection of book, gifts and jewelry, the Timken Museum offers an elevated shopping experience.

    The San Diego Museum of Art Gift Shop

    Art-lovers also shouldn’t miss The San Diego Museum of Art Gift Shop. Visit here for art books, home furnishing accents and creative gifts.

    Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego, Gift Shop

    Find more great art gifts at the Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego’s Space 1439. The shop features unique items handcrafted by local artists, including pottery, blown glass, greeting cards and prints portraying iconic San Diego scenes and landscapes.

    Helen Edison Gift Shop at The Old Globe

    To buy or not to buy is out of the question at the Helen Edison Gift Shop at The Old Globe because you’ll be sure to find the perfect gift for your favorite theater-goer here.

  • Food & Drink

    Daniel’s Coffee

    Need some fuel for the rest of your shopping adventure? Stop by Daniel’s Coffee Cart in the Spanish Village to power up with some caffeine and a snack.

    The Prado at Balboa Park

    Ready for lunch? Get off your feet for a while with a meal at The Prado at Balboa Park, an award-winning, full-service restaurant right here in the Park.

  • Attractions

    Spanish Village Art Center

    Down the pathway from the Zoo, the colorful Spanish Village Art Center houses 37 working artist studios and galleries where 200 local artists create and sell paintings, sculptures, jewelry, photographs, baskets, glass art and more.

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    Spanish Village Art Center

    A colorful village for art makers and lovers alike.


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