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.

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,…
This October, I plan on spending most of my play-dates at one of the 40+ museums taking part in Kids Free in October. This amazing program provides children ages 12 and under free general admission with a paid adult. With so many options, from art and science museums to natural…
You don’t have to be in Balboa Park to feel the buzz of the Balboa Park Centennial celebration. 2015 marks the 100 year anniversary of the Panama-California Exposition of 1915-1916, an international fair presented in one of the nation’s largest urban parks, San Diego’s Balboa Park. Museums and cultural centers…
Museum Summer Camps provide a wonderful opportunity for kids looking to learn something new or to deepen their appreciation for and understanding of art, science, nature, history and more. If you are looking for the best age-appropriate summer camp for your little one then read below to learn more about…
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