There’s no better time to be a kid in San Diego than in the month of October.
This October 1-31, 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.
Barona Cultural Center & Museum (reopens October 8)
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 (reopens October 8)
San Diego Automotive Museum
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
San Diego Museum of Art
USS Midway Museum
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