Donate to Support the Museum of Man

With your help, in 2015 we reopened the California Tower to the public for the first time in over 80 years. Together, we’ve welcomed nearly 34,000 visitors to climb that tower, the pride of our city. And that’s just one of the exciting ways you’ve made a difference this year.

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Big plans are afoot for 2016 and beyond! If you haven’t yet seen the video about our exciting transformation, check it out here.

From schoolchildren to aging adults, from locals to visitors, everyone is welcome here for extraordinary experiences that bring people closer together. In an increasingly hectic world, we need places like this Museum where we can come together and connect with each other, sharing our humanity.

You can help change our world, making it a better and more compassionate place, by donating to the Museum of Man.

Other ways to donate:

  • Make a check payable to San Diego Museum of Man and mail it to: San Diego Museum of Man 1350 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101
  • Bring your donation to the Museum in person. We are open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Please note that the museum is closed on January 1st and 6th.
  • Donate by phone at 619-239-2001. Please note that our offices are closed on December 31st, January 1st, and January 6th.

Learn about other ways to support the Museum.

If you have trouble completing your purchase or you are making an international contribution please contact Alex Southard at (619) 239-2001, extension 19, or at

The San Diego Museum of Man is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, Federal Tax ID #95-1709290.