Seasonal Discounts and Offers

Kids Free in October (Coupon Required) 

October 1-31, 2019
Kids under 12 can visit more than 40 local museums and attractions during Kids Free in October, brought to you by San Diego Museum Council. 

Learn More & Get the Coupon

Honoring Local Heroes: Veterans Day

November 11, 2019

We have a special offer available to say thank you to our local heroes, including all active, reserve, retired service persons and veterans. On November 11 we are offering free admission to local heroes and $3 off admission for each person in your group, up to 6 people.  

The Local Heroes discount is not available online, please purchase at the ticket booth. The discount is applicable to general admission single-day tickets, which can be used during normal aquarium hours of 9 a.m.-5 p.m. It is not applicable for programs, special events, or concerts. The discount cannot be combined with other offers. 

Past Seasonal Offers


The Big Exchange

Brought to you by The San Diego Museum Council

May 1-18, 2019
Birch Aquarium members and members of participating entities can take advantage of more than two weeks of free admission* to 30+ local museums and cultural attractions throughout San Diego County

Learn More




San Diego Museum Council Presents 

Museum Month

February 1-28

Pick up your Museum Month discount pass at any of the local libraries listed here to enjoy half-off admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council (SDMC) member museums. The pass can be used to visit multiple museums across the region. The Museum Month pass cannot be combined with other offers and is valid for general admission tickets only. 

See Participating Museums and Libraries