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Explore Many Of Balboa Park’s Museums On Just One Pass

The Balboa Park Explorer Pass gives unlimited admission to museums for a year.

Aired 11/29/13 on KPBS News.

A new pass provides year-round access to the museums and attractions in Balboa Park.

There's an artsy way to walk off that turkey dinner: Head to Balboa Park and stroll through a bunch of museums. This would be costly, except for the new Balboa Park Explorer Pass.

It gives pass holders unlimited admission all year long to 17 of the park’s museums and attractions.

The pass costs $129 for an individual and $199 for families with up to four kids. There is a senior/student price of $99. Families can hop from the Timken to the Mingei to the Model Railroad Museum without paying each admission price.

The pass went on sale this month and can be purchased at the Balboa Park Visitor Center and at a handful of museums.

It is also available online at balboapark.org/explorer; or you can call (619) 239-0512.

The following museums are participating in the Balboa Park Explorer program:

Centro Cultural de la Raza

Japanese Friendship Garden

Mingei International Museum

Museum of Photographic Arts

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

San Diego Air and Space Museum

San Diego Art Institute-Museum of the Living Artist

San Diego Automotive Museum

San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum

San Diego History Center

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

San Diego Museum of Man

San Diego Natural History Museum

The San Diego Museum of Art

Timken Museum of Art

Veterans Museum and Memorial Center

World Beat Center

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