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Balboa Park Passes

Save on Admission to Museums and the Zoo

Experience the museums of Balboa Park in an easy and affordable way with the Balboa Park Explorer Pass. For one price, the Pass provides admission into as many as 16 of Balboa Park’s museums and attractions.

There are Explorer Pass options that fit any itinerary or interest:

  • Just visiting for the day? Choose the One-Day Explorer Pass, which allows you to go to as many as five of the park’s participating museums. The cost is $46 for adults (ages 13+) and $27 for children (ages 3-12).
  • Have more time to explore Balboa Park? Then the Multi-Day Pass makes the most sense, offering admission to each of the 16 participating Balboa Park museums over seven consecutive days. The cost is $57 for adults (ages 13+) and $30 for children (ages 3-12).
  • Planning on coming back again and again? Then the Balboa Park Explorer Pass is right for you, offering general admission to the 16 participating cultural institutions year round. The cost is $229 for a family (of up to two adults and up to four children ages 3 to 17). For adults (ages 18+), the cost is $129. For seniors (ages 65+) and full-time students, the cost for an annual pass is $99.

Participating institutions include:

Special exhibitions may require additional fees.

Buy your pass today!

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