Hours and Pricing

Open Daily, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Check the events calendar for unexpected closures.

  • Please note that the Cabrillo Bridge and the California Plaza will be closed to vehicular traffic from Tuesday, October 29 to Thursday, October 31 from 5:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pedestrians may enter the Museum from the St. Francis Chapel entrance during this time. Please see our Directions & Parking page for alternate routes to the Museum.
  • The California Tower at the San Diego Museum of Man will be temporarily closed to the public beginning Monday, February 18, 2019, when the City of San Diego commences a seismic retrofit of the historic structure. Due to this construction project, Adventure Kids in Egypt (beginning Monday, February 4) and the Ancient Egypt exhibit (beginning Monday, February 11) will be closed for the duration of the project. We apologize for any inconvenience. Learn more about the California Tower seismic retrofit project here.

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