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.

Kids Free at 40 San Diego Museums in October Featured

Posted on Thursday, October 6, 2016
October is a great month for kids and families to explore a new museum in San Diego or visit their favorite arts and culture destination. Thanks to the San Diego Museum Council’s Kids Free in October, kids 12 and under receive free admission at 40 museums all month long. Families…
While I love going to the beach and the pool in the summer, sometimes I just want to stay clean and cool and embark on an indoor museum adventure. There are some exciting exhibitions currently on view, or that will be opening soon, at a variety of San Diego Museum…

Stimulating Summer Camps at 12 San Diego Museums Featured

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2016
Spark a lifelong love of museums by signing your kids up for a Museum Summer Camp this year. With 12 San Diego museums offering summer camps in 2016, you are bound to find the perfect camp for your children. Summer camps provide the opportunity for your kids to learn something…
Being a museum member has many exciting benefits. Not only are you able to bring your family to a fun and educational venue, now you can use your membership to get into other museums for free during The Big Exchange, May 1-18, 2016. There are 33 San Diego Museums participating…

Romantic San Diego Museum Adventures February Museum Month 2016 Featured

Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2016
While a typical date might include dinner and drinks, why not opt for a more creative and playful day at one of the engaging museums San Diego has to offer? February is the perfect month to explore museums since it is Museum Month. All month long, over 40 museums offer…
Museum Gift Shops are the perfect place to find that one-of-a-kind gift for someone special. Instead of fighting crowds at the mall this holiday season head to a museum to explore their enlightening exhibitions and unique items in their museum gift store. Each year I discover beautiful handmade scarves, jewelry,…
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