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San Diego museums combine for 'mashup' party, as 'kids free' month begins

Posted: 2:18 PM, Sep 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-25 21:18:47Z

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Kids Free October will welcome tiny tikes around San Diego into local museums for free all month.

But before doors open, museums are getting together for a weekend celebration of learning and history during Museum Mashup. 

The free event will host hands-on activities from more than 10 museums around Balboa Park, including theNAT, Fleet Science Museum, Japanese Friendship Garden, and more.

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Attendees also get to enjoy a performance by the San Diego Ballet, live science demonstrations from Fleet, and animal encounters from the Living Coast Discovery Center.

Museum Mashup runs Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is hosted by the Children's Museum.

The annual kids free offer grants free entry for children 11 and younger all October at more than 40 museums. For a full list of participating museums and kids free coupons, click here .