Save Big and Play Big at San Diego Museums with
EVERY OCTOBER, SAN DIEGO IS A KID’S PARADISE!
Check out our complete Kids Free Family Guide to see highlights and planning tips from over two dozen participating museums.
Kids Free San Diego comes again in October 2022! Plan your next family adventure and enjoy limited time offers where kids eat, stay, and play for free. 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 2021
Barona Cultural Center & Museum
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Bonita Museum and Cultural Center
California Center for The Arts, Escondido
California Surf Museum
Coronado Historical Association
Fleet Science Center
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
J.A. Cooley Museum
Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
Lemon Grove Parsonage Museum
Living Coast Discovery Center
Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mingei International Museum
Mission San Luis Rey
Museum of Making Music
Museum of Photographic Arts
The New Children’s Museum
San Diego Air & Space Museum
San Diego Archaeological Center
San Diego Automotive Museum
San Diego Botanic Garden
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
The San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego Natural History Museum
USS Midway Museum
Visions Art Museum
The Warner-Carrillo Ranch House
Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center
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