Navy SEAL Museum San Diego Press Room

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The Navy SEAL Museum San Diego Secures Location in Downtown San Diego

March 5, 2024 – The Navy SEAL Museum San Diego (NSMSD) has signed a lease at 1001 Kettner Boulevard in Downtown San Diego to build a museum to honor the history and heritage of the U.S. Navy SEALs. This location was formerly utilized by the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.


March 2022 Issue Number 1

Hal Kuykendall former Navy SEAL and retired local businessman made a vow long ago to give more than he takes. And he upheld that goal throughout his life with family, friends, employers, and the United Sates. Today, in retrospect Hal shares how that promise was extremely ambitious given that there were so many people throughout his life who gave him so much

July 2022 Issue Number 2

While attending the University of Arizona in 1955, Doug Allred joined the Navy Reserve Officer program in which he obtained his commission shortly after graduating in 1957. During that time, Doug never lost sight of his desire to become a UDT Frogman and still believes his three-and-a-half-year service as a Frogman was one of the most rewarding times in his life

Winter 2022-2023 Issue Number 3

It’s hard not to wonder what the Navy SEAL Xperience San Diego will be like 25 years from now. With a bit of luck, the NSX board and staff of 2047 will recall its archives and honor its amazing beginnings and recognize those who made it possible. But for today, there’s a small group of experts with a BIG vision who are working tirelessly with relentless fervor and conviction to bring a worldclass museum to the San Diego community.