Entrance Fees

JFG Regular Admission

$12 - Adults
$10 - Students, Seniors (65+), Active Duty and Retired Military (Must show ID)
Members - FREE
Children (6 and under) - FREE

*For online purchases, please note that you will still need to present your ticket (digitally or printed) at the admissions window. Those with a military, senior, or student ticket will also need to present valid identification.

JFG Summer Hours

March 11th, 2019 - November 3rd, 2019
10:00am - 7:00pm (Monday - Sunday)
Last admission at 6:00 pm
Inamori Pavilion: Special Exhibit & Gift Shop Hours
10:45 am - 5:30 pm (Monday - Sunday)

JFG Winter Hours

November 26th, 2018- March 10th, 2019
10:00am - 6:00pm (Monday - Sunday)
Last admission at 5:00 pm
Special Exhibit Hours
10:45 am - 4:45 pm (Monday - Sunday)

San Diego Residents Free Tuesday 

Third Tuesday of every month
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Last admission 4:00 pm
Special Exhibit CLOSED

Wheelchair and Shuttle Service

For those in need of wheelchair accommodation or shuttle service from the lower garden, please contact us at (619) 232-2721.

Discounts and Promotions

  • San Diego Residents Free Tuesday: (3rd Tuesday of every month is FREE for San Diego Residents and active military & their dependents only)
    NOTE: Early closure at 5:00 pm with last entry at 4:00 pm; picture ID is mandatory, out of county residents pay regular admission prices.

  • San Diego Go Card: Visit Go San Diego Card to make your trip more enjoyable! “Turn your visit to San Diego into a lifelong memory. Use your tools for discovery and exploration in San Diego-use your Go San Diego Card to breeze in and out of all the special attractions.” Sign-up here!

  • Balboa Park Explorer Card: Offering exceptional convenience and value, the Balboa Park Annual Explorer is the the only annual pass of its kind connecting you to 16 institutions-- all within walking distance. Sign-up here!

  • Group Discount: $1 off each admission for groups of 10 or more paid admissions. 

Banner Photo Credit: Dominic Nepomuceno