Back this Fall: San Diego Museum Council’s Kids Free in October, Presented by ScholarShare College Savings Plan
Month-long program offers free admission for kids 12 and under to over 40 museums,
shining the spotlight on San Diego’s rich arts, culture and science destinations for families
Families have the ultimate incentive to head to their nearest San Diego museum this Fall: Kids Free in October, presented by the ScholarShare College Savings Plan, is back! Organized by the San Diego Museum Council (SDMC), Kids Free brings 31 days of free admission for kids (with an adult purchase) to over 40 museums. Families simply download a free voucher for each time they visit a participating museum at
40+ PARTICIPATING MUSEUMS: Over 15,000 kids participated last year with expectations for even more in 2015. From learning about military heroes, astronauts to artists, kids get to explore unique cultural destinations and attractions. Families can choose from an array of museums to explore: San Diego Botanic Garden for a taste of the outdoors, The New Children’s Museum to tap that inner creativity, U.S.S. Midway to check out the Battle of the Midway Theater and more. The full roster of participating museums includes:
Barona Cultural Center & Museum
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Cabrillo National Monument
California Center for the Arts Museum
California Surf Museum
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
Heritage of the Americas Museum
Japanese Friendship Garden
La Jolla Historical Society
Living Coast Discovery Center
Lux Art Institute
Maritime Museum of San Diego
Marston House Museum & Gardens
Mingei International Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Museum of Making Music
Museum of Photographic Arts
Oceanside Museum of Art
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (galleries only)
San Diego Air & Space Museum
San Diego Archaeological Center
San Diego Automotive Museum
San Diego Botanic Garden
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
San Diego History Center
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
San Diego Natural History Museum (theNAT)
Santa Ysabel General Store
Serra Museum
The New Children's Museum
The San Diego Museum of Art
The Water Conservation Garden
Tijuana Estuary
Timken Museum of Art
USS Midway Museum
Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
Visions Art Museum
Warner-Carillo Ranch House
Women's Museum of California

To take advantage of the offer, kids must be accompanied by a paid adult and present the Kids Free in October, presented by ScholarShare voucher at any one of the participating museums.  Two kids can get in free with one paid adult.  Visit to print the free voucher. Print one for each museum you intend to visit.

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