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San Diego Museum of Art tickets

Gate Prices Adult $15.00
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Providing a rich and diverse cultural experience, The San Diego Museum of Art is the region’s oldest, largest, and most visited art institution. Located in the heart of world-famous Balboa Park, its nationally renowned collections encompasses Spanish and Italian Old Masters, South Asian paintings including the Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of Indian paintings, and 19th and 20th century American paintings and sculptures.

The Museum also regularly features major exhibitions of art from around the world, an extensive year-round schedule supporting cultural and educational programs for children and adults, and in 2015 Celebrates 100 Years of Art in Balboa Park with a series of exhibitions reflecting the history and unique character of the Museum and Balboa Park.

Culminating in The Art of Music, this centennial celebration features an expanded exhibition schedule and an exciting series of programs in and around the Museum. Select happenings include the monthly Art of Music Concert Series, annual Art Alive floral exhibition, biennial Young Art student art exhibition, and summer exhibition Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland; 1861-2008.

Housed in a historic Spanish Renaissance structure, the Museum also features The Museum Store, midcentury May S. Marcy Sculpture Court and Garden featuring an outstanding sculpture collection, and the restaurant Panama 66— Zagat-rated as one of the top new beer bars in the U.S. The San Diego Museum of Art is a cultural mainstay in this Pacific city, and represents a celebration of culture and creativity that should not be missed. Visit for more information.

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Getting In

Head to the main entrance ticketing counter and present your Pass for admission.


Monday-Tuesday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday and Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Museum is open til 8:00 pm on Fridays (Go San Diego Card must be redeemed by 5:30 pm)


Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day
All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.


The Go Card does not include separately-priced premium exhibitions and events.


1450 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

Driving Directions

From the North: Take I-5 South and exit at Sassafras Street (Airport exit). Take a left on Laurel Street and cross the bridge into Balboa Park. The Museum is on the left hand side of the plaza, where the road dead-ends. From the South: Take I-5 North and exit at 6th Avenue. Take a left on Laurel Street and follow as above. From the East or West: Take 163 South and exit at University Avenue. Making no turns, you will be on 6th Avenue. Turn left on Laurel Street (El Prado) and follow as above.

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