Balboa Park

This 1,200-acre historic urban cultural park offers 16 museums, various gardens, and the San Diego Zoo. The park also features multiple performing arts venues, trails, and many other creative and recreational attractions.

Kid-friendly locations at the park include the San Diego Model Railroad Museum, Japanese Friendship Garden, San Diego Air & Space Museum, puppet theater, carousel, miniature train, and more. Visit their “Recommendations” links to create a personalized adventure based on your specific preferences for a Kids Day or Family Ideas.

Admittance to the park grounds is free, but museums and attractions have their own admission and pricing.



Balboa Park
1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 239-0512