Insider Tips & Blog

With over 40 museums in San Diego it can be challenging to pick which one to visit first, or figure out which museums are kid friendly. The stories and tips in the following blog posts will help you better understand your cultural landscape. Many of the posts will be written by Danielle S. Deery, a member of the San Diego Museum Council,  Assistant Director at Oceanside Museum of Art, and a San Diego native with a passion for museums.  There will also be a number of guest writers that will share their personal museum adventures.

We hope these posts are helpful and inspire you to visit one of the many exciting museums San Diego has to offer.

Museum Month Celebrates 25 Years this February!

Posted on Wednesday, January 29, 2014
This popular month-long celebration of museums is back for the 25th year!  Created by the San Diego Museum Council and presented by Macy's, Museum Month allows visitors to enjoy half-price admission at 44 museums throughout the month of February.  Pick up a FREE Museum Month Pass at any Macy's store…

Kids Free in October Family Recommendations

Posted on Sunday, October 13, 2013
San Diego is rich in arts and culture. I was lucky to grow up in America's Finest City, and experience many museums across the County. Once I started a family of my own I knew I wanted to instill the same love of museums with my kids, and began visiting…

San Diego’s End-of-Summer Must-Sees

Posted on Sunday, August 18, 2013
With kids heading back to school and tourists returning home, it may feel like summer is winding down, but there is still so much to enjoy at San Diego County museums and attractions. Here are some not-to-be-missed highlights for the coming weeks!

San Diego Museum Council Offers Museum Coupons

Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Summer is officially here and the San Diego Museum Council is offering families special monthly coupons that provide greater opportunity to explore museums throughout the county. There is much more to do in San Diego then enjoy the beach on a hot summer day. Think about visiting the Living Coast…

Top Ten Museum Picks for Kids

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013
This week we're focusing on the little ones in your life and sharing our Top 10 Museums Picks for Kids. If you haven't taken your children to any of the museums on this list, now is the time to go. There is still three days left to take advantage of…

Museum Month: Top Exhibits to See This Week

Posted on Monday, February 18, 2013
Greetings from the San Diego Museum Council! We are almost three weeks into Museum Month. There are lots of exciting events, interesting exhibits and cool collections out there. Why not take advantage of them for half the price during Museum Month? This week we're bringing you the "Top Exhibits to…
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