Welcome to the Timken Museum of Art
Affectionately called San Diego’s “jewel box” of fine art, the Timken Museum of Art in San Diego’s historic Balboa Park is home to the Putnam Foundation’s significant collection of European old masters, 19th century American art and Russian icons. The collection also includes the only Rembrandt painting on public display in San Diego.
Considered one of the finest small museums in the world, the Timken Museum of Art, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2015, provides visitors with an accessible and enriching cultural experience featuring a beautiful collection, intimate surroundings and perennially free admission.
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and Sundays 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is closed on Mondays and major holidays. For more information visit timkenmuseum.org or call (619) 239-5548.