San Diego Museum Month was created in 1989 to advertise consciousness of the area’s museums, historic websites, academic establishments, and cultural sights. This month-long promotion occurs each February and has grown to grow to be a much-anticipated occasion in San Diego County.
This 12 months’s occasion goes to be even higher than ever with a return to an in-person occasion since our San Diego museums are open.
How Museum Month Works
San Diego Museum Month provides patrons an opportunity to find what’s new at greater than 45 San Diego museums, historic websites, gardens, aquariums, and different locations – with financial savings solely seen every year.
Beginning February 1, individuals can decide up a free San Diego Museum Month Go that entitles them to half-off admission in any respect collaborating museums all through all the month of February. You don’t need to be a resident — anybody can use this cross!
Decide up your free cross at Macy’s areas within the San Diego space and at over 75 collaborating native libraries. These embrace:
- San Diego County Library
- San Diego Public Library
- Carlsbad Public Library
- Chula Vista Public Library
- Coronado Public Library
- Escondido Public Library
- Nationwide Metropolis Public Library
- Oceanside Public Library
Friends with a Museum Month cross might convey as much as 4 folks to collaborating museums to obtain half-off admission for all the occasion.
There are a couple of restrictions corresponding to some museums might solely permit you to use the cross a certain quantity of occasions within the month. Further charges might apply for particular exhibitions at collaborating museums.
Macy’s sponsorship additionally supplies funding for a whole lot of free vouchers for college kids at Title I faculties to take part in Museum Month.
This 12 months’s Taking part Museums
Your Museum Month low cost cross will get you half-price admission at these implausible San Diego, CA sights.
- Barona Cultural Middle & Museum (Admission is at all times free and cross holders can get pleasure from 20% off their museum retailer buy – some exclusions apply – throughout the month of February.)
- Birch Aquarium at Scripps (Discounted Museum Month admissions for Birch Aquarium MUST be reserved on-line prematurely for a selected date and time. Go to aquarium.ucsd.edu and use code MuseumMonth22 at checkout.)
- Bonita Museum & Cultural Middle California Middle for the Arts, Escondido Museum
- California Surf Museum
- Comedian-Con Museum
- Coronado Historic Affiliation
- Fleet Science Middle (IMAX not included)
- Gaslamp Museum on the Davis-Horton Home
- Heritage of the Americas Museum
- Institute of Modern Artwork (ICA) Central
- Institute of Modern Artwork (ICA) North
- JA Cooley Museum
- Japanese Friendship Backyard
- Junipero Serra Museum (SOHO) (The Junípero Serra Museum is closed for renovations till late February 2022.)
- La Jolla Historic Society
- Lemon Grove Parsonage Museum
- Dwelling Coast Discovery Middle
- Maritime Museum of San Diego
- Marston Home Museum and Gardens (SOHO)
- MCRD Command Museum
- Mingei Worldwide Museum
- Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum
- Mission San Luis Rey (Might exclude some particular occasions.)
- Museum of Modern Artwork San Diego, Downtown
- Museum of Making Music
- Museum of Photographic Arts
- New Individuals Museum
- San Diego African American Museum of Effective Arts
- San Diego Historical past Middle
- San Diego Air and House Museum
- San Diego Archaeological Middle
- San Diego Automotive Museum (Youngsters should be accompanied by an grownup.)
- San Diego Botanic Backyard (Go could also be used for entrance to the Backyard on sooner or later solely, as chosen by the passholder. As much as 4 folks could also be admitted that day, however nobody might return with the cross on a separate day. Doesn’t embrace particular occasions. Tickets should be bought in particular person on the day of entry by presenting the cross at admissions. On-line ticket gross sales are usually not out there for this low cost).
- San Diego Youngsters’s Discovery Museum (Passes might solely be used as soon as and excludes particular occasions. Can’t be mixed with different presents.)
- San Diego Chinese language Historic Museum (Reopening quickly – watch their web site/social media for updates, upcoming displays and on-line programing.)
- San Diego Mannequin Railroad Museum
- San Diego Museum of Artwork
- San Diego Pure Historical past Museum (The NAT) (Passes might solely be used as soon as and excludes particular occasions. Can’t be mixed with different presents.)
- Santa Ysabel Common Retailer (SOHO)
- SOHO’s Adobe Chapel Museum (Closed for renovation – watch their web site/social media for updates, upcoming displays and on-line programing.)
- The New Youngsters’s Museum
- Tijuana Estuary Customer Middle
- Timken Museum of Artwork (Reopening quickly – watch their web site/social media for updates, upcoming displays and on-line programing.)
- USS Halfway Museum
- Vanguard Tradition (Arts Media Outlet – watch their web site/social media for upcoming displays and on-line programing.)
- Visions Artwork Museum
- Warner-Carrillo Ranch Home (SOHO)
- Girls’s Museum of California (Museum with out Partitions – watch their web site/social media for upcoming displays and on-line programing).
Be taught Extra About Museum Month from the San Diego Museum Council
Tune into social media to be taught extra concerning the greatest San Diego museums, historic websites, gardens, zoos, aquariums, and cultural choices which can undoubtedly embrace data and enjoyable actions that you just won’t already be acquainted with.
Observe the San Diego Museum Council on these accounts and examine them every day all through February.
Or, comply with the hashtag #SDMuseumMonth. And, then when the time is correct, go to a museum that’s new to you.
Enjoyable Reality: In April 2015, San Diego was acknowledged by the Nationwide Geographic Channel documentary, “World’s Sensible Cities: San Diego,” the place the area gained applause for its life-style wealthy in artwork, cultural range, and pure magnificence.
Discover a New-to-You Neighborhood Whereas You’re at It
Why not go to a museum that’s in a neighborhood you don’t get to fairly often. Whereas I’ve highlighted loads of issues to do in San Diego on this web site, San Diego Museum Council has additionally curated enjoyable neighborhood guides for much more inspiration and actions to enhance your museum go to.
Which San Diego museums are you trying ahead to studying extra about throughout San Diego Museum Month?
*Photograph credit: San Diego Air and House Museum/Peter Carney for Balboa Park