*The Discovery Garden will be closing at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22 due to renovations. The Museum will be offering half-price admission in the afternoon.
The price of admission includes admission to all Museum exhibits and daily programs. For a list of upcoming programs, please visit our Calendar page.
Children under the age of 12 months: Free
General Admission: $8 per person
Discounted Admission for Active-Duty Military, Veterans, and their Families: $5 per person, with valid military I.D.
Electronic Bank Transfer (EBT) Card Holders: $1 per person, up to four people per card. Must show valid EBT card at front desk.
Special Promotions: Free Admission to Active-Duty Military, Veterans, and their Families from Memorial Day through the end of September + from Veterans Day through January 31
School & Group Visits: More info
Become a Member: More info
Do you have an ACM reciprocal membership? If you have an ACM Reciprocal Sticker* on your membership card from another museum, you will receive half off admission to San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum for up to six people. For more information on the ACM reciprocal membership program, please visit the Association of Children’s Museums.
** Professional aids accompanying children with special needs to the Museum receive free admission.
Regular Museum Hours:
Monday – Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours: Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Members & Sensory Friendly Hours:
Monday 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
The Museum will be closed on the following holidays throughout the year:
New Year’s Day
Annual Spring Gala - May 4, 2019