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What is the San Diego Museum of Natural History?
This Museum of Natural History is located in Balboa Park in San Diego, California. San Diego Natural History Museum was founded in 1874 and is open to this day! They have impressive collections and exhibits that feature Southern California’s rich natural history and distinctive biodiversity. Get your Natural History Museum Tickets today and see how they contribute to science, conservation, and the community.
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What are the exhibits at the San Diego Museum of Natural History?
This history museum has four floors of exhibits, a theater with a massive screen, and San Diego's only Foucault pendulum. Through its permanent collection, numerous educational programs, special exhibits, and the opportunity to see researchers at work, the Museum will foster a lifelong love of learning about nature and the environment for guests of all ages. Current exhibits at the San Diego Museum of Natural History include:
Want to see the crown jewels of California’s beautiful landscapes? Visit California Blooming at this Natural History Museum to see Wildflowers in this remarkable exhibit. Captured by photographers Nita Winter and Rob Badger, this San Diego Museum exhibit features 35 incredible photographs of wildflowers from varying habitats throughout California. This one-of-a-kind exhibit at the San Diego Museum of Natural History celebrates the beauty of these wildflowers and helps raise awareness of how climate change impacts them. This exhibit is included in your Natural History Museum tickets.
At this Museum of Natural History, experience the Earth’s true colors! Hidden Gems is located on every floor of this history museum. You’ll get to see more than a hundred of the brightest and most gorgeous selections of minerals and gems. Discover San Diego’s local riches, including gleaming topaz, shining quartz, and more. This exhibit is a must-see for all crystal lovers! Get your discount ticket from GreatWorkPerks today!
Meet San Diego’s local animal friends with your Natural History Museum tickets! Visit their Vivarium and see these live animals and how they are taken care of by the Natural History Museum’s caretakers. From the slimy and slithery to the creepy crawlies, you are sure to have a one-of-a-kind experience when you visit this history museum’s Living Lab exhibit. Learn about their habitats, behavior, and more!
Travel back in time to prehistoric Southern California in the most unique of San Diego Museums. Get to see the rich fossils of the California region. This one-of-a-kind exhibit will make you ponder mysteries about dinosaurs and discover the answers as you explore! Visit this interactive learning experience that is included in your Museum of Natural History discount ticket!
Coast to Cactus in Southern California
Get ready to explore the beauty of Southern California all in one place! Discover more about the coastline, deserts, and more. Coast to Cactus illustrates Southern California's rich natural beauty by taking guests on an immersive journey. Get your Natural History Museum tickets and explore this most spectacular of San Diego Museums.
See scientists at work at this Natural History Museum! Get to see how scientists prepare, preserve and study specimens. Visit this learning experience like no other with your discount tickets from GreatWorkPerks
Visiting this Museum of Natural History with kids? Take them to The Backyard; a captivating exhibit explicitly crafted for young explorers. This San Diego Museum’s exhibit is packed with experiences that will capture your child’s curiosity and may even spark a passion for exploration. The Backyard is suggested for kids ages five and under and accompanied by an adult. Visit this kid-friendly learning experience with your Natural History Museum tickets.
San Diego Museum of Natural History is not your typical museum. They are packed with loads of exciting exhibits and immersive experiences that will make your visit with your discount ticket from GreatWorkPerks worth the while.
What’s New at San Diego Natural History Museum?Expedition Baja (opens May 27, 2022)
Get to go on an expedition to one of the world’s most incredible regions! This all-new exhibit brings to life The Baja California Peninsula with mesmerizing imagery and an in-depth look into conservation work happening there. Check out this exhibit once it opens on May 27, 2022, with your Natural History Museum tickets.
Are there events at the San Diego Museum of Natural History?
Thinking of when to visit with your discount ticket from GreatWorkPerks Here are a few of the exciting events at this Natural History Museum so you can plan your visit:
Dinosaurs of Antarctica (showing daily)
Be transported to the lost prehistoric world of Gondwana! Dinosaurs of Antarctica is a film that shows the swamps and primitive forests that dinosaurs and colossal amphibians used to roam. Learn more about these prehistoric creatures when you see this film produced by Giant Screen Films. Showing of this film at The Subaru Giant Screen is included in your discount ticket from GreatWorkPerks.
Nature Studio: Earth Month (Saturdays in April)
At the Museum of Natural History, April is Community Science month! Join this event hosted every Saturday in April and join the movement in improving scientific knowledge. Guests of all ages are welcome to explore the natural world through hands-on activities. This activity is included with your Natural History Museum ticket.
Are you interested in more History Museum activities and events? Check out their full calendar to plan out your trip with your discount ticket from GreatWorkPerks.
Where is the San Diego Museum of Natural History located?
Their exact location is 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, United States.
Their exact location is 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, United States.
They are open from 10 AM – 4 PM. History Museum is closed on Wednesday and Thursday.
How long does it take to explore the San Diego Museum of Natural History?
Exploring this Natural History Museum can take up to 2 – 3 hours. More if you explore their events/shows.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need reservations when visiting the San Diego Museum of Natural History?
No, reservations are not needed.
Do I need to print out my discount ticket?
There’s no need to print out your e-tickets! You can just show your discount tickets on your phone for easy entry.
How soon will I receive my San Diego Museum of Natural History discount ticket from GreatWorkPerks
You will receive your discount tickets instantly right after your purchase and your receipt. When you purchase through GreatWorkPerks, your ticket will be immediately sent to your email.
Do children get free admission?
Children ages 2 and under get in free!
Is there free parking at the History Museum?
Parking at Balboa Park is free. Check out this Balboa Park Map to see nearby parking. Parking for guests with disabilities is available on the east and west sides of the building.
Are there wheelchairs available at the History Museum?
Yes, wheelchair rental is available and free at the museum. You can check for availability at the Visitor Services Desk upon entry.
Are pets allowed at the museum?
Service dogs are allowed at the Museum. They must be on a non-retractable leash that is less than six feet in length.
Where can I eat at San Diego Natural History Museum?
Unfortunately, The Flying Squirrel Café is temporarily closed for a remodel.
Last updated December 30, 2022.