San Diego museum members get in free during 'Big Exchange'

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Membership has its benefits in San Diego.

"The Big Exchange" offers members of more than 30 participating San Diego County museums free admission from May 1 -18.

The program, put on by the San Diego Museum Council, is offered as a special thank you to members of San Diego's local institutions.

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This May, members can check out special exhibits including Art of the 20th Century at the San Diego Museum of Art, The Cerutti Mastodon Discovery at the Natural History Museum, and more around town.

Each member can take advantage of free admission for up to four people per membership at any of the participating museums:

  • Barona Cultural Center & Museum
  • Birch Aquarium at Scripps
  • California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum
  • California Surf Museum
  • Coronado Museum of History & Art
  • Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
  • Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
  • Heritage of the Americas Museum
  • Japanese Friendship Garden
  • 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
  • New Americans Museum
  • Oceanside Museum of Art
  • San Diego Archaeological Center
  • San Diego Art Institute
  • San Diego Automotive Museum
  • San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
  • San Diego History Center
  • San Diego Model Railroad Museum
  • San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat)
  • The New Children’s Museum
  • The San Diego Museum of Art
  • Timken Museum of Art
  • USS Midway Museum
  • Veterans Museum at Balboa Park
  • Visions Art Museum
  • Warner-Carrillo Ranch House Museum
  • Water Conservation Garden
  • Whaley House Museum

Balboa Park Explorer Pass holders are not included in the program.

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