JFG Regular Admission

General … $12 | Students … $10* | Seniors (65+) … $10* | Active/Retired Military … $10* | Children (6 and under) … FREE

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

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)

San Diego Residents Free Tuesday 

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

JFG Winter Hours

November 4th, 2019- March 8th, 2020
10:00am - 6:00pm (Monday - Sunday)
Last admission at 5:00 pm
Special Exhibit Hours
10:45 am - 4:45 pm (Monday - Sunday)

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

  • Kids Free in October: This October 1-31, kids 12 and under receive free admission at more than 40 art, cultural, and science museums and historical sites in San Diego County when they present the Kids Free in October coupon. Click here for more information!

  • 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