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Arts & Culture

Entertainment that has value.

San Diego's vibrant arts and culture scene teems with lively performances, thought-provoking exhibitions, and engaging historic sites and monuments.  Whatever inspires you, there's always something happening in San Diego to engage your senses and enrich your mind.

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Celebrate the Arts

Known as the Smithsonian of the West, Balboa Park hosts an incredible concentration of arts and culture offerings including 15 museums and performing arts venues. San Diego is also home to two Tony® Award-winning theaters, historic sites, public art, music venues, dance performances, film festivals, galleries, missions and more to explore.

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Kids Go Free to the San Diego Museum of Art

San Diego Museum of Art
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016

Children 12 and under receive free entry to the San Diego Museum of Art with a paid admission of at least one accompanying adult. Valid for 2 children per paid adult.


Kids Go Free to the Mingei International Museum

Mingei International Museum
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016

Children age 12 and under receive free entry with the paid admission of at least one accompanying adult at Mingei International Museum. Valid for 2 children per paid adult.


Kids Go Free to the Fleet Science Center (Galleries Only)

Fleet Science Center
Valid: Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016

Present the KIDS FREE IN OCTOBER coupon to receive two free child exhibit gallery admissions at the Fleet Science Center with a paid adult admission.

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