Plan Your Visit
Balboa Park is located just minutes from downtown San Diego. Admittance is free to the Park grounds, Botanical Building, outdoor gardens, and some attractions. Admission charges vary at the other cultural attractions; view prices by visiting the individual websites for the attractions of choice.
The Passport to Balboa Park offers visitors the chance to experience 14 museums with the convenience of a one-time purchase. Choose the seven-day Passport or the Zoo/Passport Combo to embark on your Balboa Park adventure!
If you’re on a tight schedule, try our Stay-for-the-Day pass! Our $39 one-day pass is good for admission to your choice of any 5 of the 14 participating attractions (Zoo not included).
Balboa Park grounds are open 24 hours. Start your visit at the Balboa Park Visitors Center, located at 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101.