We invite you to help the Veterans Museum Produce exciting new programs and exhibits by donating now or by becoming a member or sustaining member.

MUSEUM NEWSLETTER: The Eagle - April 2018;   March 2018;

Check out our new voiceEagle Arts - April/May 2018; February/March 2018

And Check out our Partner:


 HOMELAND MAGAZINE MAY 2018                                                            

The San Diego County Veteran of the Year Awardees are Recognized Here                                  

May - Memorial Day and Mothers Day



May 24, 2018, 6PM - 9PM - "Volunteer Appreciation Night at the Vet Museum Speakeasy" featuring the Westwind Brass


Buy Tickets Now!  -Ticket Sales Extended to May 23rd @ 4pm. Prices will go up at the door! *Volunteers MUST preregister


Memorial Day Weekend Events

May 26th - 9 AM - 7 PM - VVA Reading of SD KIA/MIA

                             7 PM - Candle Light Service and Vigil

May 27th - 9 AM - 7 PM - VVSD Reading of SD KIA/MIA

May 28th - 8 AM - Noon - Memorial Service VVA and Vietnamese Veterans



May 28, 2018 - 5:30 PM Memorial Day Healing Drum Circle

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May 31, 2018 - 7 PM Steel Pans and Jazz

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Coming in September - Submit Entries Now!


Don't miss the opportunity to submit your military connected fIlm for selection in the 2018 GI Film Festival San Diego and the chance to see it on the big screen. Submissions are open to filmmakers of every experience level, from students to first-timers to professional directors and producers. Shorts and feature length films are welcome.

The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park honors the men and women who served their country in the U.S. Armed Forces and Wartime Merchant Marine by documenting their contributions and experiences and preserving their legacy for future generations through their individual stories.

If you're interested in telling your story whether it happened 50 years ago or last year, contact us! We want to tell the individual stories of all veterans!


The Veterans Memorial Center, Inc. (DBA The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization IRS EIN: 33-0361154; California Registry of Chritable Trusts: CT-76500.



Kumeyaay Elementary School

5th grade visits the museum.

Veterans Museum Video

San Diego's Veterans Museum Provides Honorable Burials

Spirit of 45 2013

Aerial view of Veterans Museum