This awesome, historically significant museum is dedicated to preserving the glorious history and rich tradition of the United States Marine Corps. This historical museum is visited by more than 100,000 people annually. “A Walking Tour of the MCRD Command Museum” features fourteen galleries, which encompass dozens of exhibits featuring everything from weapons, uniforms, equipment, paintings and photographs of various wars and campaigns the Marine Corps has fought in including WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, the Gulf War and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
This awe inspiring museum is one attraction that should not be missed. Be sure to use their discount coupon for 50 percent off historical art prints or 10 percent off your purchase of $35 or more at their extensive gift shop. Admission is free.”
Located at Building 26 on the Marine Base near Old Town San Diego. The entrance to the Marine base is via Gate 4, which is at the foot of Witherby Street. To get on the base you will need a valid ID, proof of insurance and current automobile registration. Once you’re on the base, the museum is directly in front of you just slightly to the right.
Building 26 is a two-story Spanish colonial building. Guided tours are available for groups of 10 or more with advanced planning.