The San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park traces its roots to an enthusiastic group of amateur naturalists, who formed the San Diego Society of Natural History in 1874.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Wall, Ph.D .
Vice President of Science and Conservation
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Vice President of Engagement and Education
The San Diego Natural History Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums , which certifies that this museum continues to demonstrate a professional level of operation in accordance with the standards of excellence prescribed by the AAM.
Our organization is a member of the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, a collaboration of 26 arts, science and culture institutions in Balboa Park. By working together we produce major outcomes that no single organization could achieve alone. Benefits of our Partnership include:
To learn more about the many ways our collaboration makes the Park a better place to visit, learn, and have fun, please visit the Partnership's website at www.bpcp.org.
The San Diego Natural History Museum has been awarded Prestigious LEED® for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance Green Building Certification.