Special Exhibit Hours

10:45 am - 4:45 pm (Monday - Sunday)
Please check for closures.

Free Tuesday (3rd Tuesday of the month)
11:00 am - 4:45 pm
Last ticket sale at 3:45 pm

Please check for closures.

Garden Regular Hours

10:00am - 7:00pm (Monday - Sunday)
Last admission at 6:00 pm
Please click here to check for early closures.

Free Tuesday (3rd Tuesday of the month)
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Last admission 4:00 pm

Balboa Park After Dark (Fridays until Labor Day)
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Last admission 7:00 pm
Click here more info on Balboa Park After Dark.

Please click here to check for early closures.

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.


Entrance Fees

Garden + Special Exhibit Ticket                                                                                                *Includes Garden spaces and the special exhibition inside the Inamori Pavilion

$15 - Adults
$14.50 - Students, Seniors (65+) & Active Duty Military (Must show ID)
$4- Members
Children (6 and under) - FREE

Garden Only Ticket                                                                                                *Includes all outdoor Garden spaces

$10 - Adults
$8 - Students, Seniors (65+) & Active Duty Military (Must show ID)
Members - FREE
Children (6 and under)  - FREE


Discounts and Promotions

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

 
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