Ticket Information

Balboa Park is a public park, and available for all to enjoy!  Entrance to the Park and parking for Balboa Park as a whole, is free, with the exception of some special events.  Playgrounds, dog parks, fountains, trails, gardens, architecture, history, statues and artwork are available to experience and enjoy, on a daily basis, free of charge. 

Balboa Park is also home to dozens of museums, performance venues, special events, classes, tours, and more.  Each institution is an independently run organization, and  each have their own admission and ticketing stipulations and pricing.  You can access the individual websites of each of these organizations from this website to get the latest ticketing information, operating hours, and details on the current exhibits or performances.  

The Balboa Park Explorer Multi-Day Pass* is the best way to enjoy all that Balboa Park has to offer!  Valid for 7 consecutive days, this combo package offers:

  • One general admission to each of the 16 participating Balboa Park museums


  • One day admission to the World Famous San Diego Zoo, including the Guided Bus Tour, Kangaroo Express Bus, Skyfari aerial tram, and all regularly scheduled shows

Save over 13% of the gate rate by purchasing this combo product here!!

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Looking to visit Balboa Park museums all year long?  The Balboa Park Explorer Annual Pass is the product you are looking for!  365 days of art, culture, science, engineering, history, and more!!  For information and to purchase the Explorer Annual Pass.

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For additional information about Museum hours and admission, as well as, performance venues throughout Balboa Park, please visit Explore the Park

*Some restrictions apply.  Museum hours subject to change without notice.