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The Big Exchange | May 1-15, 2015

One membership, 30 institutions!

Take advantage of The Big Exchange May 1-15 and visit the participating organization below for free, just by showing your San Diego Natural History Museum membership card! Your membership to theNAT grants you free general admission only. Access to special exhibitions and programs will be granted at the discretion of each individual organization. The Big Exchange is sponsored by the San Diego Museum Council

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Participating Organizations

The following organizations will be offering reciprocal admission to current members. 


In Balboa Park

Around San Diego

Japanese Friendship Garden

Barona Cultural Center & Museum

Marston House Museum & Gardens

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Mingei International Museum

California Surf Museum

Museum of Photographic Arts

Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation

San Diego Air & Space Museum

Heritage of the Americas Museum

San Diego History Center

Junipero Serra Museum

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Living Coast Discovery Center

The San Diego Museum of Art

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Timken Museum of Art

Museum of Making Music

Veterans Museum & Memorial Center

Oceanside Museum of Art

San Diego Archaeological Center

San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

The New Children's Museum

The Water Conservation Garden

USS Midway Museum

Visions Art Museum

Warner-Carillo Ranch House Museum

Whaley House Museum

Women's Museum of California

Visiting from another Museum?

The San Diego Natural History Museum is offering members of participating institutions the following:

  • Free general admission to the Museum’s core exhibitions and the Giant Screen film Ocean Oasis.
  • $5 admission to our giant screen 3D Films Great White Shark 3D, Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Earth 3D, and Tiny Giants 3D