Residents Free Days

Please note: The last entry allowed will be at 3:30 PM. All unvaccinated guests must wear a face covering at all times and remain 6 feet away from others.

If you are feeling sick or displaying any COVID-19 symptoms, we ask that you visit us at another time.

The following exhibitions and experiences are currently closed: Museum Store, Cafe, and the Escape Room.

Balboa Park organizations offer free admission (special exhibitions and films are not included) to San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military, and their dependents on selected days for one day each month. You can see a list of these dates for the next three months by clicking here. The San Diego Natural History Museum offers Residents Free Days on the first Tuesday of each month.