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.

San Diego Museum Month is back this February and with it comes half-off admission to 45 diverse museums across the county. I am really excited to take advantage of this amazing promotion and experience as many museums as possible. From art and history museums to children's museums, here are some…
The San Diego Botanic Garden located in Encinitas is much more than a garden. Boasting two excellent interactive play areas it is an adventurous place for families who want to explore different environments and learn about nature, water, music and more. For art lovers and kids that enjoy sculptures it…
Blockbuster exhibitions recently opened at The San Diego Museum of Art and San Diego History Center (SDHC) in Balboa Park that provides the perfect balance of engaging art and interactive experiences perfect for the whole family. You are not going to want to miss Gauguin to Warhol: 20th Century Icons…

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!
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