History Center

  • Purchase tickets below for admission to the San Diego History Center. Tickets are good for any regular admission day that the museum is open. Once purchased however, admission tickets are non-refundable.
  • SDHC is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving. There may be times, due to events, that the museum will be closed to the public. Please confirm the upcoming museum schedule here. 
  • Your ticket also includes admission to the SDHC Research Library (open Monday-Friday, 9:30am-1:00pm).
  • San Diego County residents may obtain free museum admission on the second Tuesday of every month. 
  • If you are participating in a discount program or have a coupon for discounted admission, please purchase tickets at the Admissions desk the day of your visit.
  • Admission is always FREE for members. Click here to join.

Annual Meeting

Genealogy Day

Four breakout sessions are available for this program: "Researching Your Family Tree – How to Get Started," "Local and Online Resources for Genealogy Research Panel," "Social Media and Networking for Genealogists," and a DNA Follow-up Session with Ce Ce Moore.

Please rank the breakout-sessions in order of your interest during the registration process. Each session has different capacity levels and SDHC staff will confirm with you which sessions you are registered for prior to the event. 

Oral History Workshop

Local History Day

Community Historian