General Admission
Members FREE
Adult $19
Senior (62+)
Student / Military
(with ID)
Youth (3–17) $12
Child (2 and under) FREE
(Explorers, GoCard)
Museum Guest Passes &
ASTC Travel Passport Program
Giant screen theater films - $5
Purchase Tickets

General Admission includes access to core exhibitions and films in the giant screen theater (except on Residents’ Free Days ). Purchase your tickets online and receive 10% off at The Flying Squirrel Cafe.

The escort for a visitor with disabilities is entitled to free admission. More .

The Nat is a proud member of Museums for All. Present your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and photo ID at the Admissions Desk to receive free general admission for up to 4 people per family.

Bring your group, company, or school for a fun-filled outing

The Nat offers discounted rates for groups of 10 or more as well as a variety of school field trips and programs. Learn more about group sales rates and reservation information.

Experience The Nat-and more!

Balboa Park Explorer Passes provide guests with several options to optimize their Balboa Park experience for an excellent rate. Learn more.

GO Card San Diego offers multiple San Diego attractions for one low price. Visit GO Card San Diego’s website to purchase a package deal that includes The Nat.