Balboa Park Explorer Pass

  • The way to discover Balboa Park, San Diego’s cultural center
  • Amazing museums and more, right next to the San Diego Zoo
  • Dinosaurs, miniature trains, motorcycles, famous art — and more
  • Save up to 58% off general admission

Regular Explorer Pass sales have resumed! If you have any questions, representatives are available via LIVE CHAT or e-mail at:

For safety guidelines and to see what’s open click here.

  • Museum hours will vary throughout the week.
  • Museums will be observing reduced capacity requirements, and there may be wait times to enter.
  • All Explorer Annual Passes have been extended for the duration of the museum closures. If your Pass expired during this time it will be extended from the date of the closures through your Pass expiration date.

Please Note: Physical Annual Passes are not being printed at this time. If your print at home Temporary Pass expires, please stop by the Balboa Park Visitors Center for a Temporary Day Pass.

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off general admission

Parkwide Pass

Good for
7 Consecutive Days!

Rules and Restrictions / FAQ


Add a 1-day Zoo ticket to save $10 on the Parkwide Pass.

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Annual Pass

365 Days of Exploring!

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Limited Pass

Any 4 venues,
good for One Day!

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