History Center

  • Purchase tickets below for admission to the San Diego History Center. Tickets are good for any regular admission day that the museum is open. Once purchased however, admission tickets are non-refundable.
  • SDHC is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving. There may be times, due to events, that the museum will be closed to the public. Please confirm the upcoming museum schedule here. 
  • Your ticket also includes admission to the SDHC Research Library (open Monday-Friday, 9:30am-1:00pm).
  • San Diego County residents may obtain free museum admission on the second Tuesday of every month. 
  • If you are participating in a discount program or have a coupon for discounted admission, please purchase tickets at the Admissions desk the day of your visit.
  • Admission is always FREE for members. Click here to join.

Free Tuesday

Exhibition Openings

Exhibition Closings

Curator-led Tour

Family Day Preregistered Programming