If you like dinosaurs, bones, bugs, skulls, or anything related, the San Diego Natural History Museum is the place for you. Come visit the oldest scientific institution in Southern California!
- $17 Adults
- $15 Seniors (62+)
- $12 Military, Students, Youth (13-17)
- $11 Children (3-12)
- Free Children 2 and Under
- 1st Tuesday of the Month: Residents Free Tuesday. Free for San Diego City and County Residents and Active Military and their Dependents.
1788 El Prado, San Diego CA 92101
If you like bones, want to be a paleontologist like Ross from Friends, or loved the movie, Night at the Museum, you’ll LOVE the San Diego Natural History Museum. The NAT always has interesting exhibits dealing with dinosaurs, fossils, San Diego’s natural history past and more. It was founded in 1874 and is the oldest scientific institution in Southern California (third oldest west of the Mississippi!). The permanent collections include: Camp-O-Saurus, an interactive play area for kids; Skulls, showing almost 200 skulls from different animals around the world; Water: A California Story tells about the water history in California and its future; and Fossil Mysteries, presenting the fossil history in Southern California and Baja California, Mexico.
*Hours, prices, etc all subject to change. Check the location’s website to confirm.