There’s no better time to be a kid in San Diego than in the month of October.
In October, kids 12 and under receive free admission at many art, cultural, and science museums and historical sites in San Diego County.
Check out a new destination or an old favorite. Kids Free in October gives families the opportunity to enjoy new museum experiences each year. Visit SanDiego.org to view participating museums and terms.
*Some museums charge fees for special exhibitions, programs or films. Some museums may limit offer use to once per month per guest. Purchase of a Balboa Park Explorer Pass does not qualify as a paid adult admission for the Kids Free in October program. Purchase of a Go San Diego Pass or card does not qualify as a paid adult admission for the Kids Free in October program at most museums; call museum(s) before visiting to enquire.
Participating Museums in 2020 (2021 participants TBD)
Barona Cultural Center & Museum
Bonita Museum and Cultural Center
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
California Surf Museum
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
Lux Art Institute
Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mission San Luis Rey
San Diego Air & Space Museum
San Diego Archaeological Center
San Diego Automotive Museum
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
San Diego Museum of Art
USS Midway Museum
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