There are many field trip possibilities and fun activities for homeschooling families in the San Diego area! Please send us feedback if you discover information on this page that is out of date.
Discounted admission rates of $17 per person are available for homeschool families on select Mondays throughout the school year.
To receive the special Homeschool Days discounted admission, you must visit this page on the Legoland website and register at least 4 weeks in advance. You will receive your discount admission coupon by email approximately two weeks prior to the upcoming Homeschool Day. You do not need to specify which day you would like to attend as the coupon is valid for any of the Homeschool Days at Legoland.
The month of October is Kids' Free Days. Children up to age 11 receive free admission to the San Diego Zoo (must be accompanied by an adult).
Kids Workshops are free "How-To-Clinics" designed for children ages 5-12. The workshops are offered on the first Saturday of each month between 9:00 AM and noon at all Home Depot stores. Children accompanied by an adult construct projects from pre-fabricated kits. Check their website for your local store listing and call to confirm the workshop is happening.
Free admission on the first Tuesday of every month. Quail Botanical Gardens is located on over 35 acres in Encinitas and has one of the world's most diverse collections. Hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Visit their website for more information.
Balboa Park museums offer free admission on Tuesdays on a rotating basis throughout the month.
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Centro Cultural de la Raza
Model Railroad Museum
Natural History Museum*** Free to San Diego County Residents and Active Military only
Museum of Photographic Arts
Museum of San Diego History
Veterans' Museum and Memorial Center
San Diego Art Institute
San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego Museum of Man (This museum embraces an evolutionary philosophy and we recommend going to the ICR museum instead which is always free.)
Japanese Friendship Garden
Mingei International Museum
San Diego Air & Space Museum*** Free to San Diego County Residents and Active Military only
San Diego automotive Museum (last admission 3:45 PM)
San Diego Hall of Champions
House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
Normal museum prices in effect
The Timken Museum of Art is always free
*Some museums may offer complimentary admission to their permanent collections only and charge admission to special exhibitions or films.