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Groups at theNAT

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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 visit of our permanent exhibitions.
  • Group reservation to see one of our 3D movies or our flagship film, Ocean Oasis.

 

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

 

General Admission Group Rates

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General
Admission  
Group Rates 
(10 or more)
Adult $17 $14
Senior (62+) $15 $12
Military/College Student
(with ID) 
$12 $10
Youth (7-17) $11 $9
Child (3-6) $11 $9

Click here for a downloadable PDF listing our group rates and information.

  • Reservations must be made in advance through the Group Sales Department. Please call 619.255.0347 or email groupsales@sdnhm.org.
  • Includes self-guided general admission and choice of giant screen theater 3D or Ocean Oasis film.
  • One free ticket with every 20 purchased.
  • Guided “Gallery Investigation” tours are offered Tuesday through Thursday and based on availability for a minimal fee.
  • Let our education department help make a customized and memorable visit for all community groups with scavenger hunts, special learning experiences, and more. Group rates are valid through December 31, 2014.
  • Chaperone requirements apply for child and youth groups.

 

We have something special for your group!

  • Special rates for pre-K–12 school field trips are available.
  • Host your child’s birthday party at theNAT.
  • Scout groups love visiting us and getting a patch from theNAT.
  • Groups of 50 or more may reserve special early access to the Museum or the Real Pirates exhibition 30 minutes prior to opening to the public at no additional cost.
  • Special tour operator rates available.

 

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed Group Rates

Featuring hundreds of authentic artifacts, immersive environments, multimedia components, and hands-on activities, your group will explore the rise and eventual decline of these fascinating ancient cities of the past. Enjoy the exhibition with these discounted group rates!

Learn more about Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed here .

 

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General
Admission   
Group Rates
(10 or more)
Adult $29 $23
Senior (62+)/Military/
College Student 
(with ID) 
$27 $21.50
Youth (7-17) $19 $15.50
Child (3-6) $11 $11

 

Click here for a downloadable PDF listing our group rates and information.

  • Reservations must be made in advance through the group sales department. Please call 619.255.0349 or email groupsales@sdnhm.org.
  • Reserved timed-entrance into Maya, self-guided general admission to the Museum, and choice of giant screen theater 3D movies or 2D Ocean Oasis film.
  • One free ticket with every 20 purchased.
  • Group rates valid through January 3, 2016.
  • Special tour operator rates available.
  • Chaperone requirements apply for child and youth groups. 

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed Reservation Request

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

Maya Hidden Worlds Revealed is a self-guided exhibition presented in English and Spanish. We suggest you plan at least 60-90 minutes for your group to see the exhibition in its entirety, as well as additional time to enjoy the rest of the museum.

Minimum 10 Guests Required for Group Rates

Contact us with Questions:

Email: groupsales@sdhnm.org

Call: 619-255-0349


Group Name: *   
Group Leader Name: *   
Group Leader Phone Number: *   
Group Leader Email: *  
Organization Address: *   
Address, City, State, Zip
Date of Visit requested: *  
Alternate Date (optional):  
Group Arrival Time requested: *
 9:30 AM (Groups of 50+ Only. Deposit required)

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 4:00 PM

 
Museum is open 10AM-5PM daily; last admission to exhibition is 4PM. We suggest you allot 90 minutes to enjoy The Discovery of King Tut.
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 child/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 (7-17):   
Please enter how many tickets would you like.
Child (3-6):   
Please enter how many tickets would you like.
Giant Screen Theater Film Pre-Seating (optional):
For trailers and descriptions please click here.
For Visits June 12, 2015- October 31, 2015:
 No Film

 11:00 AM – Tiny Giants 3D (20min)

 12:00 PM - Ocean Oasis (40min; 2D)

 1:00 PM – Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D (20min)

 1:45 PM – Tiny Giants 3D (20min)

 2:30 PM - Ocean Oasis (40min; 2D)

 3:30 PM – Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D (20min)

 4:15 PM – Tiny Giants 3D (20min)

 
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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