Directions

San Diego Automotive Museum map

Located just minutes from downtown San Diego, the San Diego Automotive Museum can be accessed from most major freeways.

    Getting to the Museum by Car, Taxi, or Ride Share

    The San Diego Automotive Museum is located at 2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101. Parking can be found in the Pan American Plaza Parking Lot.

    Driving Directions from Google Maps

    Southbound from I-5
    Take the 10th Avenue Exit off I-5. Turn left on "A" Street and left again on Park Blvd. Turn left on Presidents Way and continue straight through the intersection with Pan American Rd E to enter the Pan American Plaza Parking Lot.

    Northbound from I-5
    Take the Pershing Drive/B Street exit off I-5 to Pershing Drive. Take Pershing and then turn left on Florida Drive. Turn left on Zoo Place to Park Blvd. Turn left on Park Blvd. Turn right on Presidents Way and continue straight through the intersection with Pan American Rd E to enter the Pan American Plaza Parking Lot.

    Southbound from Hwy 163
    Take the Park Blvd. exit off Hwy 163. Turn left on Park Blvd. Turn left on Presidents Way and continue straight through the intersection with Pan American Rd E to enter the Pan American Plaza Parking Lot.

    Getting to the Museum using Public Transportation

    Visit Balboa Park using the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), with easy access from the downtown and Mission Valley areas.

    • Print out a handy map of the bus and trolley systems servicing downtown, the airport, and Balboa Park.
    • Review the times for route Routes 120 (Fashion Valley),  Route 7 (Smart Corner) and Rapid 215 are the  main bus routes through Balboa Park
    • For information and custom transportation routes to Balboa Park, visit the MTS website or dial 511. You'll be given the option of selecting transit routes that are: the fastest; have the fewest transfers; or have the least amount of walking.