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The Big Exchange

Membership Has Its Privileges!

Take advantage of the Big Exchange January 5–13 and visit the participating organizations below for free, just by showing your San Diego Natural History Museum membership card! Not a member? Join today to take advantage of the Big Exchange.

The Big Exchange gives members of participating organizations reciprocal admission at 15 organizations throughout San Diego County! Show your current membership card and gain free or reduced entry to the organizations listed below. The Big Exchange is sponsored by the San Diego County Membership Managers Collaborative. 


California Surf Museum

Preserving Our Surfing Heiritage

312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA


Living Coast Discovery Center

Where wonder comes naturally on San Diego Bay

1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista, CA


California Surf Museum

Preserving Our Surfing Heiritage

312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA


Japanese Friendship Garden

Learn more about Japanese heiritage and customs in a peaceful garden setting that promotes well-being and serenity.

Balboa Park  |  2215 Pan American Road East, San Diego, CA


Jazz 88.3 FM

Presenting, preserving and promoting the uniquely American art form that is Jazz.
Members can attend a special concert on January 8 th . Call (619) 388-3743 for details and reservations.



Lux Art Institute

See art differently. See art happen.

1550 South El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA


The USS Midway Museum

Live the adventure, honor the legend

910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA


Mingei International Museum

Art of the People

Balboa Park  |  1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA


Museum of Making Music

Celebrating the rich history and future of music making

5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA


Museum of Photographic Arts

See the future. On view today at MOPA.


The New Children's Museum

Think. Play. Create.

200 West Island Avenue, San Diego, CA


Oceanside Museum of Art

Contemporary and Modern Art in North County

704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA


San Diego Botanic Garden

Explore four miles of garden trails, enjoy restful vistas, flowering trees, majestic palms, and the nation’s largest bamboo collection.

230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA


San Diego History Center

Our City, Our Story

Balboa Park  |  1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA


San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Bringing California's Railroad History to Life

Balboa Park  |  1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA


San Diego Natural History Museum

Indulge in Chocolate: October 12, 2012–March 10, 2013

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