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 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 stories 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 stories of interactive exhibits, featuring everything from fossils and dinosaur bones to rare books and animals, there’s something for everyone at The Nat. Your 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.

Hours of Operation

Daily, 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Closings & Holidays

Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 
All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Know before you go

Head to either of the San Diego Natural History Museum entrances and simply present your Go San Diego pass at the ticketing counter to gain admission.

Your pass includes admission to feature films on the Giant-Screen Theater but does not include separately priced exhibitions and events.


    NHM - Butterfly Pavilion

    Getting there

    Natural History Museum

    US, CA, San Deigo, 92110, 4010 Twiggs St.


    4010 Twiggs St.
    San Deigo, CA 92110
    United States