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Three young adult visitors walk toward the "Maya Peoples: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth" exhibit during a group visit to the Museum.

The Museum of Us is committed to being a resource for all people to reflect on our place in the world, build a better community for present and future generations, and learn from each other.

Educator Resources

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Educator Appreciation Week

Educators of all professional backgrounds are invited to enjoy free admission to the Museum on May 8 through May 12, 2024. Show a current employee or student-teacher badge from an education-focused organization at the admissions desk. Formal educators, informal educators, faculty, and staff are all welcome.

Virtual Resources

Visit our Virtual Resources page for virtual exhibits, programs, and resources.

Public Programs

Visit the Events Calendar to learn more about public programs and special events are designed to offer opportunities that are enjoyable, affirming, and educational for people of all ages.

School & Group Visits

School and Group Visits are self-guided experiences that are great for all group sizes and ages. All school and group visits begin with a warm welcome from a Museum Educator that includes background information about the Museum of Us and an opportunity to ask questions. Discounted admission and scholarships are available. Registration required.

school & group visits

Workshops & Exhibit Tours

Workshops and Exhibit Tours are facilitated experiences for small groups. Some offerings may not be suitable for certain ages or audiences; discretion is advised when making a reservation request. Discounted admission and scholarships are available. Registration required.

Exhibit Tours & Workshops


Scholarship opportunities to visit the Museum of Us are available to all groups through the generous support of our community, partnerships, and philanthropic grants.

  • Admissions scholarships are available for all groups
  • Bus scholarships are available for all K-12 school groups

Learn more about scholarships for self-guided school and group visits.

Learn more about scholarships for workshops and exhibit tours.


School in the Park

The Museum of Us proudly partners with School in the Park, a program that provides enriching, authentic learning experiences for students through the resources from arts and culture institutions in Balboa Park. Learn more about School in the Park.

The Dignified Learning Project

The Museum of Us is proud to partner with the Dignified Learning Project, a program aimed at transforming San Diego's educational system through teacher collaboration, student services, and community engagement. Learn about their programs and services.

The Museum of Us recognizes that it sits on the unceded ancestral homeland of the Kumeyaay Nation. The Museum extends its respect and gratitude to the Kumeyaay peoples who have lived here for millennia.

The Museum is open Wednesday-Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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