The Flying Squirrel Cafe

Located in Balboa Park in the San Diego Natural History Museum, the Flying Squirrel Café is a perfect destination for coffee, tea, snacks, and lunch. Open during regular operating hours, 10 AM–4 PM daily (hours subject to change). Café entrance is on the north side of the building by the giant fig tree. Learn more.


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Alex and Elizabeth Wise Museum Store

Peruse a comprehensive assortment of natural history products featuring dinosaurs and murals from Fossil Mysteries, the A.R. Valentien Signature Collection of botanical art products, and inspiring gift ideas with a sustainable message. Call 619.255.0239 for more information or shop online.

Giant Screen Theater

Nature comes to life on the giant screen. Visitors can enjoy the Subaru 3D Experience in the Charmaine & Maurice Kaplan Theater every time they visit. Films are included with paid admission. Learn more.

Escape The Nat

A new escape room experience that is among the first of its kind—in a museum! Gather up some friends to solve problems, find clues, and save the world. Reservations recommended. Learn more.