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Many area museums and other sites will offer half-off admission during Museum Month in February

Cabrillo National Monument in Point Loma is among the San Diego-area destinations offering half-price admission in February.
(Nelvin C. Cepeda / The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Discount passes will be available starting Jan. 26 for more than 60 San Diego-area attractions, including several in Point Loma.

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More than 60 museums and other popular San Diego-area destinations, including several in Point Loma, will offer half-price admission during San Diego Museum Month in February.

The program by the San Diego Museum Council is in its 34th year and will be the largest yet, according to the council. An estimated 100,000 people participated in Museum Month in February last year.

Museum Month passes will enable residents and visitors to obtain half-off admission at San Diego County’s wide range of museums, historical sites, gardens, aquariums and other cultural attractions. The passes will be available for free starting Thursday, Jan. 26, at more than 75 public libraries countywide, including the Point Loma/Hervey Library at 3701 Voltaire St. and the Ocean Beach Library at 4801 Santa Monica Ave.

Point Loma locations on the list are:

• Cabrillo National Monument, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
• Nautical History Gallery & Museum, 2640 Historic Decatur Road
• New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road
• Visions Museum of Textile Art, 2825 Dewey Road

Visions Museum of Textile Art Executive Director Laura Mitchell (left) and board member Carol Sebastian-Neely
Executive Director Laura Mitchell (left) and board member Carol Sebastian-Neely help lead the Visions Museum of Textile Art in Point Loma.
(Nancee E. Lewis)

“Museum Month is all about getting out and exploring everything San Diego has to offer,” Bob Lehman, executive director of the San Diego Museum Council, said in a statement. “Whether you’re a local or a visitor, you’ll always find something new each year — from a new exhibition to a hidden neighborhood gem, as well as fun ideas for family day trips or date-night destinations.”

Each Museum Month pass can be used for up to four half-price admissions at any participating site. (Fees may apply for special exhibits and events at some locations.) Guests can use their Museum Month pass to visit as many places as they like during February.

Museum Month 2023 is supported by the California Arts Council, First 5 San Diego, San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, San Diego County and The Pecus Group.

For a complete list of participating locations, upcoming exhibitions and special events, visit sandiegomuseumcouncil.org.

— Point Loma-OB Monthly staff contributed to this report.


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