Visit | Mingei International Museum

Masks are required for all guests (ages 2+) inside the Museum, regardless of vaccination status.

Hours

The Museum is closed on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

On November 26, December 24 and December 31 the Museum will close at 5pm.

Saturday - Wednesday10am - 5pm
Thursday - Friday10am - 8pm

Admission

The Commons Level is free for all, always. The Gallery Level requires admission for those 18 years and older.

Adults (18 years and older)$14
Seniors, Students with ID and Military$10
ChildrenFree
Museums for All (EBT)Free

FAQs

Health & Safety

Masks are required for all guests (ages 2+) inside the Museum, regardless of vaccination status.

Visitor Guidelines

At all events, visitors are asked to follow a few simple guidelines to ensure a positive experience for all. Guidelines are based on safety, common sense and courtesy. Please be sure to review our guidelines before visiting the Museum.

Directions & Parking

We are located in Balboa Park at 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101. See Balboa Park Map for available parking, tram and museum locations with the park.

Accessibility

The west entrance to the Museum (in Alcazar Garden) is HP accessible. There are accessible parking spaces in the Alcazar Garden parking lot located on the west side of the Museum.

Museum Map

View and download a map of the Museum here.

Free Tuesdays

Every Balboa Park museum offers free general admission on a rotating basis each month to residents of the City and County of San Diego. As part of this program, Mingei offers free admission to everyone every third Tuesday of the month. No ID verification is required.

Museums for All

As part of the nationwide program, Museums for All, Mingei offers free admission for those who present an EBT, SNAP or WIC card.

Guided Tours

The Museum offers visits specifically geared to adults exploring our permanent collection through organizations, groups or clubs. Book your tour today.

Please Note

Masks are required for all guests (ages 2+) inside the Museum, regardless of vaccination status.