By: Balboa Park
Balboa Park is a San Diego must-see, just minutes from downtown, and ranked as one of the Best Parks in the World. The Park is home to 15 major museums, several performing arts venues, lovely gardens and many other cultural and recreational attractions, including the San Diego Zoo. With a variety of cultural institutions laid out among its 1,200 beautiful and lushly planted acres, Balboa Park is the nation's largest urban cultural park.
As a public service, Balboa Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City & County residents (with ID), active military & their dependents.
Please note: Some museums may offer complimentary admission to their permanent collections only and charge admission to special exhibitions or films.
Also note: Some museums may require ID for minors
The Timken Museum of Art is always free.
Due to large crowds and for visitor safety some museums may restrict entrance to strollers.
For more information visit http://www.balboapark.org/visit/tuesdays