Welcome to the Timken Museum of Art

Affectionately known as 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 celebrated 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 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and Sundays 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  It is closed on Mondays and all major holidays.

The museum will be closed at 2:00 p.m. on October 28 and all day on October 29 for the Orange & Black BallNovember 29 - December 1 until noon for a holiday installation

Museum hours are subject to change for special events. For more information click HERE or call (619) 239-5548.


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