San Diego Model Railroad Museum

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum is located in Balboa Park, in San Diego, California. Check the link to their website for more info. Perhaps we’ll see you there!

Website: San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Twitter: @modelrailroad

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Balboa Park Residents Free ~ 1st Tuesday Participants

Balboa Park, located near downtown San Diego offers free admission to San Diego County residents the 1st four Tuesdays of each month. This gives San Diego County Residents a great opportunity to explore some of the best museums in Southern California for FREE!

Museums participating in Residents Free Tuesday the 1st Tuesday of the month are the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (Kid City is great for kids 5 and under), the San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and the San Diego Natural History Museum!

San Diego County residents receive FREE admission to participating museums. Active military & their dependents also receive free admission. Be sure to bring your photo ID. Below is a link to more info, as well as individual links to the museums participating on the 1st Tuesday of the month. Go explore some of the best that San Diego has to offer! Perhaps we’ll see you there!

Residents Free Tuesday Schedule
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
San Diego Natural History Museum

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Museum Month in San Diego!

Each February, for as many years as I can remember, the San Diego Museum Council, as well as Macy’s have been sponsoring Museum Month in San Diego. Forty different museums take part in the event, which allows people to visit participating museums at 1/2 off.

You need to pick up a free Museum Month Pass (available at Macy’s stores in San Diego, Temecula, and Imperial County) to receive the discount. One pass is good for up to 4 people, and from my experience, I’ve found they usually arrive at Macy’s just before the first of February. Just ask a Macy’s salesperson where to find one in the store, and take it with you to the museum(s) you want to visit to receive the discount.

This is a great way to experience some museums that you may have been wanting to take the family to visit, but just hadn’t had the opportunity to do so. I look forward to taking our kids to some museums we haven’t visited, as well as some we haven’t been to in a while.

San Diego has a lot of kid-friendly museums. Some of our favorite museums to visit with kids that are participating in Museum Month 2011 are as follows:

• The Escondido Children’s Museum
• The Birch Aquarium at Scripps
• The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
• The San Diego Natural History Museum
• The New Children’s Museum
• The San Diego Model Railroad Museum
• San Diego Botanic Garden (formerly Quail)
• San Diego Air & Space Museum
• USS Midway
• Maritime Museum

If you’d like to see pictures from some of the many museums we’ve visited that are participating in Museum Month, take a look below. For a complete listing of participating museums, please check the following LINK. Get out there and explore some museums at 1/2 off in February with the Museum Month Pass! Perhaps we’ll see you there!