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Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

Museums and the Web 2012 (MW2012): Local Information

Museums and the Web 2012 (MW2012) will take place in San Diego, California renowned for its idyllic climate, a dazzling array of world-class family attractions and its 70 miles of pristine beaches. Popular attractions include the Balboa Park with more than 20 museums and attractions including the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Other family attractions include the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California.


Conference Hotel

All MW2012 Sessions will be held at:

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, California 92101
Phone: (619) 291-2900
Fax: (619) 692-2337

Hotel Reservations

Nestled at the edge of spectacular San Diego Bay, the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina enjoys panoramic views of the bay and the city skyline yet is just 10 minutes from renowned attractions including the San Diego Zoo, Old Town and Balboa Park.

MW2012 has negotiated a special rate of $199 [single or double]. The “cut-off date” for accepting reservations into this guest room block is Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Reservation requests received after 5:00 p.m. local time at Hotel on the cut-off date will be accepted at Hotel’s prevailing rate, based on room type availability.


Hotel Reservations     Directions to the Hotel      Hotel Information

San Diego Information

Map of MW2012 Venues

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Airport Information:

San Diego International Airport (SAN) sometimes referred to as Lindbergh Field, is located .7 miles from the Hotel and 3 mi northwest of the central business district of San Diego, California and 20 mi from the Mexico – United States border at Tijuana, Mexico.

Getting To and From the Airport

Taxi fare $5 for 3-4 passengers
There are also Airport shuttles to/from the hotel.

Getting To and From the Airport

Taxi fare $5 for 3-4 passengers

There are also Airport shuttles to/from the hotel.

City Guides:

Best of San Diego from San Diego Magazine

Best of San Diego from SanDiego.Com

San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Culture and Heritage

Balboa Park is a 1,200-acre park in San Diego, with more than 84 museums and attractions including the 


With two locations, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) is the region’s foremost forum devoted to the exploration and presentation of the art of our time

The New Children's Museum is a dynamic new model of a museum that celebrates children and the arts.

The San Diego Opera, is  one of the top 10 opera companies in the United States. 

The LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE, is a Tony Award-winning professional non-profit theatre, located in the San Diego coastal suburb of La Jolla, California.

The San Diego Symphony is a proud Tier One orchestra with 100 years of performance history, the first orchestra in California to reach that landmark.


The San Diego Zoo

Sea World San Diego


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