Balboa Park organizations offer free admission (films are not included) to San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military, and their dependents on selected days for one day each month. You can see a list of these dates for the next three months by clicking here. The San Diego Natural History Museum offers Residents Free Days on the first Tuesday of each month.
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Please note: The last entry allowed will be at 4:30 PM. Films are not included in Residents Free days but tickets can be purchased for $5 per person. Strollers are allowed but must be kept with you or parked in the stroller parking area. Unvaccinated guests must wear a face covering at all times. If you are feeling sick or displaying any COVID-19 symptoms, we ask that you visit us at another time. See our Visitation Guidelines for more information.