Balboa Park Explorer

Explorer Passes

Balboa Park Explorer Passes provide guests with several options to optimize their Balboa Park experience at an excellent rate.  Explorer Passes are available for purchase at the Admissions Desk.

One Day Explorer Pass – Good for one admission to five museums in one day.
Adult–$45
Child–$26

Multi-Day Explorer Pass – Good for one admission to each of the 17 participating museums. Valid for seven consecutive days.
Adult–$55
Child–$29

Multi-Day Explorer Combo Pass – Good for one admission to each of the 17 participating museums (valid for seven consecutive days) plus one admission to the San Diego Zoo
Adult–$94
Child–$61

Please note: Explorer Passes are good for General Admission only and do not include special exhibitions.

Annual Explorer Pass

The Balboa Park Annual Explorer Pass provides general admission to 17 participating institutions in Balboa Park for an entire year for one low price.  Annual Explorer pass holders receive general admission to theNAT as well as access to one 3D film each time they visit.

Please note: Separately ticketed exhibitions are not included in the Annual Explorer pass, but a discounted rate is offered. 

Annual Explorer passes are available online or in person at the Admission Desk.

Adult (ages 18+)–$129
Senior (ages 65+ with valid ID)–$99
Student (full time students with ID)–$99
Family (up to two adults and up to four children ages 3–17)–$229
Family Plus (for families with five or more children ages 3–17)–$229+