Marines uniform on display in the museum

MCRD San Diego Command Museum

The San Diego Command Museum at San Diego Marine Corps Recruit Depot offers a panoramic history of the United States Marine Corps.  Admission to museum complex is free.   Inside the museum you find a diversity of history preserved and presented in an educational environment.  The museum is located at 1600 Henderson Ave, San Diego, CA on the grounds of San Diego Marine Corps Recruit Depot.  You will not want to miss visiting this museum during your stay in the San Diego Marine Corps Recruit Depot Area.

Sea World

Experience the marvelous wonders of the sea, see the Shamu "Believe" show, and ride thrilling rides all at Sea World of San Diego. The park is located just 4 miles from San Diego Marine Corps Recruit Depot. You will not want to miss this attraction while in San Diego.  During 2014, free admission for your Marine and 3 of their direct dependents is available from


LEGOLAND California is home to more than 60 rides, shows and attractions. Just inside the entrance to the Park, you can't miss the bright red welcoming dinosaur, Bronte, standing nine feet tall and 34 feet long from his nose to the tip of his tail, made completely from LEGO® bricks!  Has the world's Largest LEGO® Model - Star Wars™ X-wing Starfighter

San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo has over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species.  It is one of the few zoos in the world that houses the giant panda.  Most recently the zoo has expanded by adding a new Koalafornia Adventure  providing an entire Australian experience of its native birds and animals.

Other Attractions

A complete list of attractions for the city maybe viewed at the "San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau" website.