San Diego Natural History Museum North View

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Hours and Admission

Daily 10 AM to 5 PM

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Hours subject to change.

Museum Guide

To prepare for a visit to the Museum, download or print a copy of our guide (*PDF).


General Admission Prices

Members FREE
Adult $19
Senior (62+) / Student / Military (with ID) $17
Youth (7–17) $14
Child (3–6) $11
Child 2 and under FREE
  • The escort for a visitor with disabilities is entitled to free admission. Learn more.
  • General Admission includes access to core exhibitions and films in the giant screen theater (except on Residents’ Free Tuesdays)
  • Admission to Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed is an additional cost. Visit Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed for more information. 
  • Having problems with our online ticketing system? If so, please call 619.255.0195 and a customer service representative will gladly help you complete your reservation.

Bring your group, company or school for a fun filled outing

TheNAT offers discounted rates for groups of 10 or more as well as a variety of school field trips and programs. Learn more about group sales rates and reservation information.

Experience theNAT - and more!

Balboa Park Explorer Passes provide guests with several options to optimize their Balboa Park experience for an excellent rate. Learn more.

GO Card San Diego offers multiple San Diego attractions for one low price.  Visit GO Card San Diego’s website to purchase a package deal that includes theNAT.

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    The escort to a visitor with disabilities is entitled to free Admission.