San Diego Museum Council and Hilton Properties Announce 30th Annual San Diego Museum Month

Originally Published by Hilton.

One of the most anticipated events of the winter season is back and celebrating its 30th year in February. Locals and visitors to Southern California are invited to experience San Diego Museum Month with half-off admission at more than 40 museums in San Diego. Adding to the excitement this year, Hilton is joining San Diego Museum Council to offer the Experience the City Museum Month Package with the best deals at 29 Hilton properties across San Diego County with guests receiving their Museum Month pass at check-in. From historians at heart to entertainment seekers, there is something for everyone at participating museums during San Diego Museum Month in February 2019.

Since 1989, San Diego Museum Month has given visitors and locals in San Diego a chance to discover what’s new at the city’s best museums. This month-long promotion has grown to become a cultural tradition unrivaled in the United States, with nearly 30,000 visitors using the pass to enjoy half-priced admission last year. Visit the San Diego Museum Council website for the latest information about Museum Month and upcoming exhibitions (

Hilton makes traveling to San Diego during Museum Month easy with locations in close proximity to all participating museums around the county. Guests who book the Experience the City package at any of the 29 participating properties will receive a Museum Month pass at check-in. Explore museums near the many Hilton locations throughout San Diego including Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton, where guests have the luxury of being a short ferry ride to museums such as the USS Midway and the San Diego Maritime Museum. Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside is close to San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park with a plethora of museums such as The Natural History Museum, Fleet Science Center, San Diego Air and Space Museum, The San Diego Museum of Art and more. Guests can book the Experience the City Museum Month package at:

“San Diego’s arts and culture destinations make the city shine for tourists and locals alike,” says Hilton Senior Director of Destination Marketing Anna Dix. “Our Team Members are excited to share the unique itineraries with guests, from taking a journey to the stars at San Diego Air & Space Museum and witnessing groundbreaking contemporary pieces at San Diego Art Institute to boarding the Star of India at the Maritime Museum.”

San Diego Museum Month was created in 1989 to promote awareness of the region’s museums, historical sites, educational institutions and cultural offerings. With the Museum Month pass, guests may bring up to three people to participating museums to receive half-off admission for the entire party. Additional fees may apply for special exhibitions and events at participating museums. For more information on the San Diego Museum Council and all the participating museums visit

Following San Diego Museum Month, Hilton guests will continue to enjoy special discounts and savings at participating San Diego Museum Council museums and cultural attractions through the rest of the year.

2019 Hilton San Diego Museum Month Participants:

Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort
Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown
Hilton San Diego Airport / Harbor Island
Hilton San Diego Del Mar
DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego/ Del Mar
Double Tree by Hilton San Diego Hotel Circle
Hotel Karlan San Diego A DoubleTree by Hilton
Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay- Downtown
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego La JollaHilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown / Bayside
Homewood Suites San Diego Downtown / Bayside
Homewood Suites San Diego Hotel Circle / SeaWorld
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley / Stadium
Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
Homewood Suites San Diego Mission Valley Zoo
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Del Mar
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Airport / Liberty Station
Hampton Inn San Diego-Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites San Diego Airport Liberty StationHilton Garden Inn San Diego/Rancho Bernardo

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