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By: San Diego Museum Council

San Diego Museum Council invites kids to explore San Diego's diverse museums - for Free! From October 1-31, children ages 12 and under receive free admission with a paid adult (limit 2) at more than 40 museums - Visit them all! Just download the coupon at the San Diego Museum Council link below.

Explore the hidden treasurers of the ocean or the far reaches of outer space. Delve into local history, visual arts, botanic gardens, scientific wonders - and more - all here in San Diego!

Research points to the important role museums play in a child's education, making back-to-school season an ideal time for exploring museums with kids. A popular program for five years, Kids Free in October is presented by ScholarShare, with support from Time Warner Cable, the National Endowment for the Arts and the San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture.

A sample of participating museums include:

Remember to download the coupon at the link below.


The mission of the San Diego Museum Council is to increase awareness, connect, provide services, and advocate for the diverse museums within its membership.

With more than 40 unique museums as members, the Council strives to be a sustainable, prominent, and influential organization that represents San Diego County's museum community.

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