Balboa Park Explorer Pass: Year-Round Access to 17 Museums

Introducing the Balboa Park Explorer, the first-ever park pass that provides a year of unlimited general admission to 17 cultural institutions, all within walking distance of each other in San Diego’s beautiful and historic Balboa Park.

With the Balboa Park Explorer, you can experience exciting new things every day, any day of the year, in one of the best urban parks in the country. Spend the day at science museums, art museums, an anthropology museum, a history museum, an air and space museum, an automotive museum, a railroad museum, and more — at any time of the year, all year long.

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$229. The perfect present for a family! It covers as many as six people, including four kids and up to two adults. It’s a stupendous value for families that love to learn and play together. You’ll never run out of kid-friendly and family-friendly things to do in Balboa Park!


$129. Connect with culture and enlighten yourself in Balboa Park’s world-class historical and cultural institutions, as you dig deep into the amazing artifacts and marvels on display. Come back again and again to contemplate your favorite artworks and relics.


$99. A great value for the young student and the lifelong-learner alike. All the mysteries and wonders of the park’s great collections are yours for an entire year — when you like, and as often as you like. Read in the green gardens, stroll in the galleries, contemplate the beauty.


General admission for one full year is included for all of these Balboa Park organizations. “General admission” means that events and special exhibits are not included with your Balboa Park Explorer pass.

San Diego Museum of Man San Diego Natural History Museum
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center San Diego Air & Space Museum
San Diego Museum of Art Mingei International Museum
Centro Cultural de la Raza Japanese Friendship Garden
San Diego Museum of the Living Artist Museum of Photographic Arts
San Diego Automotive Museum San Diego Hall of Champions
San Diego History Center San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Timken Museum of Art Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
WorldBeat Center


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You may also purchase the Balboa Park Explorer in person at the San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA, 92101.