San Diego Museum Free Days

San Diego Museum Free Days

San Diego Free Days offer a great way to spend the day visiting San Diego County museums and attractions. Follow the links and check with the venue for any changes or updates before you head out.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY

Birch Aquarium at Scripps – BofA FREE first full weekend
2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037.  858-534-FISH
FREE for BofA cardholders the first full weekend of every month for Bank of America “Museums On Us” free days. Parking – FREE.  Also available with a Go San Diego Card.

Mingei International Museum - FREE third Tuesday
1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101. (inside Balboa Park)  619-239-0003
FREE admission on the third Tuesday of the month for San Diego County residents, San Diego County college students, and active duty Military (photo ID required). Parking – FREE via trams. Closed Mondays.  Buy Tickets Online. Or buy a Go San Diego Card which includes Mingei admission. [Location & Map]

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego – FREE third Thursday
1100 & 1001 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101.  858-454 3541
700 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037.  858-454 3541
FREE admission from 5-7pm on the third Thursday of the month. Closed Wednesdays.

Museum of Photographic ArtsBofA FREE first weekend
1649 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101. 619-238-7559.

The New Children’s Museum – FREE second Sundays
200 West Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92101.  619-233-8792
FREE admission on the second Sunday of the month.

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center – FREE first Tuesday
1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101. (inside Balboa Park)  619-238-1233
FREE admission on the first Tuesday of the month for San Diego County residents, San Diego County college students, and active duty Military (photo ID required). Fees for IMAX. Regular admission – adults $10, seniors $8.75. Buy Tickets Online (general admission or  IMAX & Hands-On Galleries Experience). [Location & Map]

San Diego Air & Space Museum – FREE fourth Tuesday
2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101. (inside Balboa Park)  619-234-8291
FREE admission on the fourth Tuesday of the month for San Diego County residents, San Diego County college students, and active duty Military (photo ID required). Parking – FREE via trams. Regular admission – adults $16.50, seniors/students $13.50.

San Diego Automotive Museum – FREE fourth Tuesday
2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101. (inside Balboa Park)  619-231-2886
FREE admission on the fourth Tuesday of the month for San Diego County residents, San Diego County college students, and active duty Military (photo ID required). Parking – FREE via trams. Regular Admission – adults $8, seniors $6. FREE admission with purchase of a Go San Diego Card.

San Diego Museum of Art - FREE third Tuesday, FREE first weekend
1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101. (inside Balboa Park)  619-232-7931
FREE admission on the third Tuesday of the month for San Diego County residents, San Diego County college students, and active duty Military (photo ID required). Closed Mondays. Parking – FREE via trams. Regular Admission – adults $12, seniors $9. FREE admission with purchase of a Go San Diego Card.

San Diego Museum of Man – FREE third Tuesday
1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101. (inside Balboa Park)  619-239-2001
FREE admission on the third Tuesday of the month for San Diego County residents, San Diego County college students, and active duty Military (photo ID required). Parking – FREE via trams. Regular Admission – adults $10, seniors/students $7.50. Buy Tickets Online. Or buy a Go San Diego Card with San Diego Museum of Man included in one low price. [Location & Map]

San Diego Natural History Museum – FREE first Tuesday
1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101. (inside Balboa Park)  619-232-3821
FREE admission on the first Tuesday of the month for San Diego County residents, San Diego County college students, and active duty Military (photo ID required). Parking – FREE via trams. Regular admission – adults $17, seniors $15. Buy Tickets Online. Or buy a Go San Diego Card with the San Diego Natural History Museum included in one low price. [Location & Map]

Timken Museum of Art - Always Free
1500 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101. (inside Balboa Park)  619-239-5548
Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.