San Diego Children's Discovery Museum offers visitors many options for discounted admission. If you have any questions about these discounts, please contact FrontDesk@sdcdm.org or call (760) 233-7755.
Discounted admission and membership opportunities are part of the Museum's “Access for All” initiative. Learn More.
Ways to Save
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) / SNAP or CalFresh / WIC
- Present your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or CalFresh) card, or Women, Infants & Children (WIC) card and photo ID at the Front Desk to pay only $1 per person for up to four people per card.
Required for Discount: Card and Photo ID
Active-Duty Military & Veteran Families Discount
- Active-Duty Military, Veterans, and their dependents receive discounted admission of $6.50 per person year-round. Free admission is provided as a participating Blue Star Museum, Memorial Day through Labor Day. Additional free admission programs are provided throughout the year through sponsorships.
- Required for Discount: Valid Military ID or Dependent ID
- 15% off all memberships
Preschool & Elementary Educator Families Discount
- Preschool & Elementary Educators and their Families receive discounted admission of $6.50 per person year-round. *Educators must provide contact information at Front Desk of Museum.
- Required for Discount: Educator must be present and show valid work ID, union card, paystub, or business card, AND a photo ID
Escondido School District Elementary Students & Families Public Membership
- Families can check out a one-week, unlimited visit, free membership pass from the Family Liaison Office at each EUSD Elementary School. Each school has 10 passes available for checkout.
- Required for Discount: Contact EUSD Family Liaison
Escondido School District Preschool Students & Families Membership
Grandparent Discounted Membership
Special Needs Discounted Membership
- 15% off all memberships for child with special needs, two adults, and all children in household.
- Required for Discount: Photo ID
Palomar Health L.E.A.P. Program Membership
- Each Palomar Health L.E.A.P. Program Family participating in parenting classes at the Museum receives a free annual Family Membership.
- Required for Discount: Contact Palomar Health Healthy Development Services to register for the program. 1-877-504-2299.
Escondido Child Development Center (ECCDC) Membership
WIC Families Passes
- Each North County WIC child under the age of 5 receives two complimentary admission passes to the Museum at their yearly recertification. * WIC Families qualify for Family Access Membership.
- Contact WIC for more details
San Diego County Summer Reading Program Discount