Explore Balboa Park Museums, Trails and GardensLose yourself in an ever-changing landscape that brings together nature, art and architecture in 1,200 lush acres. A day at Balboa Park in San Diego is an incredible cultural experience and true urban adventure. Discover exciting attractions like the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park Carousel. Explore 17 museums and cultural institutions, including Fleet Science Center, San Diego Art Institute, and the San Diego Museum of Art. Be entertained at the many performing arts venues, including The Old Globe and Civic Dance Arts. Stroll the trails that wind through manicured gardens and open spaces. Treat yourself to an unforgettable escape in the heart of the city.
Prices -Admission to the park, most gardens and the Botanical Building is free. Other cultural attractions require an admission fee. Check with each attraction for pricing.
Hours -Balboa Park itself is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Visitor's Center is open from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily. Museum hours vary.
- Spreckels Organ Concerts
- Twilight in the Park Summer Concerts - June - August
- Halloween Family Day - October
- Balboa Park December Nights
- Performing Arts