Explore the history, legacy, and future of this ever-changing, always amazing cultural parkBalboa Park is a magnificent cultural oasis that includes 17 museums, tranquil gardens and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. This learning haven will delight your students and cause them to wonder about all the beautiful things there are to learn in this life!

 

1 Day Explorer Field Trip:

$59 for younger student (3-12)

$69 for older student (13+)

$69 for teacher/chaperone

$120 for Teacher Package 1 (younger student + teacher)

$130 for Teacher Package 2 (older student + teacher)

 

7 Day Explorer Field Trip:

$65 for younger student (3-12)

$85 for older student (13+)

$85 for teacher/chaperone

$125 for Teacher Package 1 (younger student + teacher)

$139 for Teacher Package 2 (older student + teacher)

 

Balboa Memberships:

$119 for student (4-18) *requires valid student ID

$149 for teacher/chaperone (19+)

$249 for family membership (2 adults + 4 children)

$49 for child add-on

 

FIELD TRIP EDUCATION PROGRAM:

Contact us for a discount code.

*Not a field trip participant? Purchase your year program here.

*adults must always accompany children.

*if you require out of pocket lodging contact our sister company Fun Family Travel.

 

INCLUDES:

  • Explorer One-Day Pass - Explore any 5 museums, valid for one day

  • Explorer Multi-Day Pass - Explore all 16 museums, valid for seven (7) consecutive days

  • General Admission

  • Explore up to 16 museums with one pass

  • Learn Art, science and culture; there is something for everyone


DATES /TIMES OF TRAVEL:
You select date, upon availability, and supplies.


FIELD TRIP LOCATION:

Balboa Park

1549 El Prado

San Diego 92101


LEARNING:
Subjects include: zoology, science

 

OTHER INFO:

  • Exclusions - Ticket is valid from time of first scan. Not valid for select events, special exhibitions, and programs. Check hours of individual museums. Please contact the museum for information on additional events, special exhibitions, and film costs.

  • Adult, ages 13 and up

  • Child, ages 3 - 12

  • Children under the age of three (3) do not require a ticket to enter any of the sixteen participating museums.

  • Tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets.

  • No Blackout Dates. Hours and days of operation vary for museums. Plan accordingly.

  • Ticket(s) will be e-mailed when you redeem field trips(s).


CHARTER FUNDS:
This field trip accepts funds from Inspire, Sage Oak, and Excel Charter schools.

 

HOW TO ORDER:

STEP ONE:

Fill out our LIABILITY FORM. <<< click link


STEP TWO:

Order with your enrichment funds.


***INSPIRE FAMILIES***
Easy as 1,2,3. Simply log-in and email us!
1. Log into your enrichment website, use INSPIRATION EDUCATION as a product vendor, and this link to order.
2. Take a screenshot of your submitted order.
3. Email fieldtrips@myinspirationeducation.com. Make sure to include what you are ordering, and for which student the funds are for.

***SAGE OAK & EXCEL***
Easy as 1,2,3. Simply log-in and email us!
1. Log into your enrichment website, use INSPIRATION EDUCATION as the vendor.
2. Take a screenshot of your submitted order.
3. Email fieldtrips@myinspirationeducation.com. Make sure to include what you are ordering, and for which student the funds are for.

Balboa Park Explorer | Discover San Diego

$59.00Price
Field Trip Adventure Options
  • EXPLORER ANNUAL PASS

    Explore all 16 museums in Balboa Park for an entire year + Exclusive Annual Pass Perks (see below).

    • Annual Pass is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.
    • You will receive a Temporary Seven-Day Explorer while your order is being processed. This lets you enjoy the amazing museums of Balboa Park while your permanent Explorer cards are being processed and mailed.
    • Each card in your Explorer order will be assigned to a named individual. Named individual must present Explorer card. Photo ID required for adults when using Explorer card at individual museums.

    Exclusive Annual Pass Perks:

    • FREE admission to Maker Faire San Diego and discounts on future events.
    • Explorer Experience events allow you to delve into Balboa Park in a whole new way. Explorer Exclusive invitations to monthly Explorer-only special events that can include behind-the-scenes tours, exhibition walk-throughs, garden talks, and so much more!
    • Monthly Express newsletters provide up-to-date information on new and upcoming exhibitions, events, and happenings in the Park while monthly Post newsletters provide in-depth research and recommendations on where to visit in the Park.
    • Park Picks provide you with personal recommendations and suggestions straight from the Balboa Park team. Offering team member insights and behind-the-scenes knowledge of the museums and exhibitions you love in Balboa Park.
    • Discounted IMAX tickets at the Fleet Science Center ($9.95 each).

    PARTICIPATING MUSEUMS

    Balboa Park Explorer passes are valid at the following organizations:

    • Centro Cultural de la Raza
    • Japanese Friendship Garden
    • Mingei International Museum**
    • Museum of Photographic Arts
    • Fleet Science Center
    • San Diego Air and Space Museum
    • San Diego Art Institute
    • San Diego Automotive Museum
    • San Diego History Center
    • San Diego Model Railroad Museum
    • The San Diego Museum of Art
    • San Diego Museum of Man
    • theNAT (San Diego Natural History Museum)
    • Timken Museum of Art
    • Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
    • WorldBeat Center

    GENERAL DISCLAIMER: All sales are final; non-refundable and non-transferable. All passes have no blackout dates. Passes must be used within one (1) year of purchase date and are not valid for select events, special exhibitions, and programs. Before visiting a museum, please contact them for information on additional events, special exhibitions, and film costs.

    **Currently closed for renovations.

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