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Municipal Gymnasium

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History of the Center

Built for the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition as the Palace of Electricity and Varied Industries, the architecture reflects a close relationship between ancient Maya and 20th century ornamentation and its progression. During World War II the gym was used by the U.S. Navy. It was renovated in 1947.


Directions and Bus Route

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From Interstate 8, take state Route 163 south through Balboa Park. Take the Interstate 5 south exit, then exit on Park Boulevard. Stay on Park Boulevard until you come to President's Way, then turn left on President's Way. You will now be in the park. Go to the first stop sign and turn left. The gym is on your left, just beyond the Hall of Champions.

The Municipal Gymnasium is accessible by bus via SDMTS Route 7.