Please note: due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 3D Theater, The Backyard children’s area, Escape Room, museum store, and
Hours of Operation
Closings & Holidays
<p>Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. <br />
All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.</p>
Please note: due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 3D Theater, The Backyard children’s area, Escape Room, museum store, and café will be closed until further notice.
Get immersed in natural history and learn more about the world around you at the San Diego Natural History Museum, also known as The Nat.
Experience the San Diego Natural History Museum with your Go San Diego pass
- Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
- Includes access to all permanent exhibits and films in the Giant Screen Theater
- Enjoy four floors of interactive exhibits to explore
- Your pass also gives you access to many more attractions in San Diego, so don't forget to check them out
With four floors of interactive exhibits, featuring everything from fossils and dinosaur bones to rare books and animals, there’s something for everyone at The Nat. Your San Diego Natural History Museum admission includes access to all films played on the museum’s giant-screen, 300-seat theater with daily showings of 2D and 3D films.