Group Discounts

If you have a group of 10 or more people, the San Diego Natural History Museum offers customized group experiences and saves you money with group discounts, including:

  • Self-guided General Admission visit which includes our permanent exhibitions.
  • Special Exhibition visit which includes our traveling exhibition as well as our permanent exhibitions. Our next Special Exhibition will be Ultimate Dinosaurs, which will be on view from February 25 to September 4.
  • Both types of visits include access to our 2D and 3D films. Please note, the theater will be closed September 5 to October 13.

TheNAT is perfect for tourists, local groups, senior groups, and youth groups: The most fun they’ve had in 75 million years!

Group RatesGeneral Admission Special Exhibition
Adult $16 $22
Senior (62+) / Student / Military $14 $21
Youth (3-17) $10 $13

  • Reservations must be made at least one week in advance. Please call 619.255.0349 or email reservationcoordinator@sdnhm.org.

  • General Admission tickets include access to our permanent exhibitions and our 2D and 3D films. General Admission does not include access to any special exhibtions.

  • Special Exhibition tickets include access to our special traveling exhibition, our permanent exhibitions as well as our 2D and 3D films. Our next Special Exhibition will be Ultimate Dinosaurs, which will be on view from February 25 to September 4.

  • Group rates are subject to change.

  • Chaperone requirements apply for youth groups.

    We have something special for your group!

    Reservation Request

    Please note that this is not a reservation. You will be contacted by a representative from the Museum within three business days to confirm your reservation.

    General Admission tickets include self-guided access to our permanent exhibitions and our 2D and 3D films. General Admission does not include access to any special exhibtions.

    Special Exhibition tickets include self-guided access to our special traveling exhibition, our permanent exhibitions as well as our 2D and 3D films. Our next Special Exhibition will be Ultimate Dinosaurs, which will be on view from February 25 to September 4.

    Minimum 10 Guests Required for Group Rates.

    Contact us with Questions:
    reservationcoordinator@sdhnm.org
    619.255.0349


    Group Name: *   
    Group Leader Name: *   
    Group Leader Phone Number: *   
    Group Leader Email: *  
    Organization Address: *   
    Address, City, State, Zip
    Type of Visit requested: *
     General Admission

     Special Exhibition - Ultimate Dinosaurs (2/25-9/4)

     
    Date of Visit requested: *  
    Alternate Date (optional):  
    Group Arrival Time requested: *
     10:00 AM

     10:30 AM

     11:00 AM

     11:30 AM

     12:00 PM

     12:30 PM

     1:00 PM

     1:30 PM

     2:00 PM

     2:30 PM

     3:30 PM

     
    Museum is open 10AM-5PM daily.
    Number of Guests
    Please indicate below how many of each ticket type you would like to reserve; final group count will be confirmed one week prior to your visit when payment is due. Total number of tickets requested must equal 10 or greater. Chaperone ratios apply for youth groups. 1:8 for ages 3-12; 1:12 for ages 13-17.
    Adult:   
    Please enter how many tickets would you like.
    Senior (62+):   
    Please enter how many tickets would you like.
    Military/College Student:   
    Please enter how many tickets would you like.
    Youth (3-17):   
    Please enter how many tickets would you like.
    Giant Screen Theater Film Pre-Seating (optional):
    For trailers and descriptions please click here.
    Film Preference For Visits To the Museum: January 2, 2017– April 30, 2017:
     No Film

     10:00 AM – Teachers Choice (first come; first serve of available films)

     11:00 AM – Sea Monsters 3D (20min)

     12:00 PM – Ocean Oasis (40min; 2D)

     1:00 PM – Wild Africa 3D (20min)

     1:45 PM – Sea Monsters 3D (20min)

     2:30 PM – Ocean Oasis (40min; 2D)

     3:30 PM – Wild Africa 3D (20min)

     4:15 PM – Sea Monsters 3D (20min)

     
    Film Preference For Visits To the Museum May 1 - September 4, 2017:
     No Film

     10 AM - Teachers Choice (first come; first serve of available films)

     11 AM - Galapagos 3D

     12 PM - Ocean Oasis

     1 PM - Sea Monsters 3D

     1:45 PM - Galapagos 3D

     2:30 PM - Sea Monsters 3D

     3:30 PM - Ocean Oasis

     4:15 PM - Galapagos 3D

     
    Additional Comments/Questions:
    For more information on the group sales policies and procedures please click here.
    By initialing here I understand that this form is a reservation request, and my reservation is not finalized until I have received, signed, and returned my reservation agreement to the group sales office. *   Please initial.
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