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Discover Exciting and Educational Experiences at Museum throughout San Diego during October's Fall for the Arts. Three-dozen museums are included in San Diego Museum Council's Kids Free in October, presented by Time Warner Cable. Download the museum coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org.

Barona Cultural Center & Museum

Overview: Try a Rock Art activity for children and discover two very special children's activity books. Free.
Date: Saturday - 10/20/2012 11:00 AM
Audience: Family
Location: Barona Cultural Center & Museum
1095 Barona Road, Lakeside, CA 92040
Website: www.baronamuseum.org

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037
Website: www.aquarium.ucsd.edu
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

Overview: Children 17 and under go free to The Heart & Soul of Mexico – Mid 20th Century Drawings of Raúl Anguiano featuring a creative bilingual educational component for children and their families from local communities.
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025
Website: www.artcenter.org

California Surf Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: CA Surf Museum
312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054
Website: www.surfmuseum.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Coronado Historical Association

Overview: Kids Free in October. Free Coronado coloring book for kids who mention "Fall for the Arts."
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Coronado Museum of History & Art
1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
Website: www.coronadohistory.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation
T-4203 Anderson Avenue, San Diego, CA 92145
Website: www.flyingleathernecks.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Gaslamp Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Gaslamp Museum
410 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.gaslampquarter.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Heritage of the Americas Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Heritage of the Americas Museum
12110 Cuyamaca College Drive West, El Cajon, CA 92019
Website: www.cuyamaca.edu/museum
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Japanese Friendship Garden

Overview: Kids Free in October. Interactive children's activities on October, 16 (Free Tuesday) and October 27th (Family Day). Enjoy a display of Japanese dolls through October.
Dates:
Children’s Activities: Tuesday - 10/16/2012 10:00 AM
Family Day: Saturday - 10/27/2012 10:00 AM
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park
2215 Pan American Rd. E, San Diego CA 92101
Website: www.niwa.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

La Jolla Historical Society

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: La Jolla Historical Society
7846 Eads Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037
Website: www.lajollahistory.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Living Coast Discovery Center

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Living Coast Discovery Center
1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Website: www.thelivingcoast.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

LUX Art Institute

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: LUX Art Institute
1550 South El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024
Website: www.luxartinstitute.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Mingei International Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October. Explore colorful exhibitions, including Hats & Headdresses and True Blue. October Family Sunday will include a hands-on art project, interactive treasure hunt, special performances and prizes for every kid!
Dates: Family Sunday: Sunday - 10/21/2012 10:00 AM
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado - Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.mingei.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: Family
Locations: Both Museum locations (Downtown and La Jolla)
700 Prospect Street & 1100 Kettner Blvd.
La Jolla, 92037 and San Diego, 92101
Website: www.mcasd.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Museum of Making Music

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Website: www.museumofmakingmusic.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Museum of Photographic Arts

Overview: Kids Free in October
Family Guide Activity. Fun activities and thought-provoking questions to make your museum visit more engaging and interactive. Reward stickers and pin included! Free with paid adult admission.
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.MOPA.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

The New Children's Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: The New Children's Museum
200 West Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.thinkplaycreate.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Oceanside Museum of Art

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054
Website: www.oma-online.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.rhfleet.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Air & Space Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego Air & Space Museum
2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.sandiegoairandspace.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Archaeological Center

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego Archaeological Center
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92027
Website: www.sandiegoarchaeology.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Automotive Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego Automotive Museum
2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.sdautomuseum.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Botanic Garden

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024
Website: www.sdbgarden.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025
Website: www.sdcdm.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego History Center

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego History Center
1649 El Prado, Suite 3, San Diego 92101
Website: http://www.sandiegohistory.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego Model Railroad Museum
1649 El Prado, San Diego 92101
Website: www.sdmrm.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Museum Council

Overview: Kids Free in October
will invite children under 12 to explore museums for free! Download and use the coupon - good for two children per paid adult.
Audience: Just for kids
Locations: 36 museums around the county
Website: www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Museum of Art

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.sdmart.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Museum of Man

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego Museum of Man
1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.museumofman.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

San Diego Natural History Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT)
1788 El Prado, San Diego, 92101
Website: www.sdnhm.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

SOHO San Diego - Marston House Museum & Gardens

Overview: Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Marston House Museum & Gardens
3525 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103
Website: www.marstonhouse.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Tijuana Estuary

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Tijuana Estuary
301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
Website: www.trnerr.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Timken Museum of Art

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Timken Museum of Art
1500 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Website: www.timkenmuseum.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

USS Midway Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: USS Midway Museum
910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92132
Website: www.midway.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Veterans Museum & Memorial Center

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
2115 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104
Website: www.veteranmuseum.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Visions Art Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Visions Art Museum
2825 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Website: www.quiltvisions.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Water Conservation Garden

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Water Conservation Garden
12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. West, El Cajon, CA 92019
Website: www.thegarden.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

Women's History Museum

Overview: Kids Free in October
Audience: All ages/Family oriented
Location: Women's History Museum
2323 Broadway #107, San Diego, CA 92102
Website: www.womensmuseumca.org
Redeem: Download the coupon at www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org

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Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
1001 Kettner Blvd at Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
858.454.3541
Region: Downtown

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) offers access to the very best art of our time in two iconic locations. The downtown campus captures...

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Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
760.435.3720
Region: North County Coastal

The mission of the Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) is to educate and inspire the public through a diverse range of engaging exhibitions and programs...

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Timken Museum of Art
1500 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
619.239.5548
Region: Downtown

The Timken Museum of Art, located in San Diego’s Balboa Park, is the permanent home of the Putnam Foundation's world-class collection of...

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USS Midway Museum
910 Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
619.544.9600
Region: Downtown

USS Midway Museum - a real aircraft carrier...fun for the family, once in a lifetime memory for everyone! Create a once in a lifetime memory...

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Gaslamp Museum at the William Heath Davis House
410 Island Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
619.233.4692
Region: Downtown

The William Heath Davis House, built in 1850, is the oldest house in San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter. There are house tours available every day...

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Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla
700 Prospect St
La Jolla, CA 92037
858.454.3541
Region: La Jolla

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) offers access to the very best art of our time in two iconic locations. The flagship location in the...

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Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
877.551.9976
Region: North County Coastal

The Museum of Making Music explores the multifaceted history of the American music products industry from its beginnings in the 1890s to today and...

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San Diego Hall of Champions
2131 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
619.234.4542
Region: Downtown

The San Diego Hall of Champions is an undisputed national leader in recognition of amateur, collegiate and professional sports excellence; youth...

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Bonita Museum and Cultural Center
4355 Bonita Road
Bonita, CA 91902
619.276.5141
Region: South Bay

The Bonita Historical Society is dedicated to preserve, for public education and enjoyment, the culture, history, art, crafts, and aesthetic facets...

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Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
2115 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
619.239.2300
Region: Downtown

The Veterans Museum and Memorial Center honors the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces, Coast Guard and Wartime Merchant...

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Coronado Visitor Center and Historical Association & Museum
1100 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
866.599.7242
Region: Coronado

The Coronado Visitor Center is your first stop on your Coronado island visit. Come in for complimentary maps, guides, tour information, discount...

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Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
Region: Downtown

Mingei International Museum is located in the heart of historic Balboa Park, on the Plaza de Panama. The Museum features dynamic, changing...

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The New Children's Museum
200 W Island Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
619.233.8792
Region: Downtown

The New Children's Museum is a dynamic new model of a children's museum that provides inventive and engaging art experiences that are meaningful...

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San Diego Archaeological Center
16666 San Pasqual Valley Rd
Escondido, CA 92027
760.291.0370
Region: North County Inland

In 1998, the San Diego Archaeological Center took on a formidable task: resolving The Curation Crisis. Excavated artifacts neglected for over 30...

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Whaley House Museum
2476 San Diego Ave
San Diego, CA 92110
619.297.7511
Region: Mission Valley and Old Town

Whaley House Museum -  California State Historic Landmark #65 Over 100,000 people visit the Whaley House annually, with guests traveling...

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