Monday, September 17, 2012

San Diego Museum Council's Kids Free in October: Giveaway!

The 2nd Annual event for San Diego Museum Council: Kids Free in October is nearly here! San Diego Museum Council invites kids to explore San Diego's diverse museums for Free! From October 1–31, 36 museums will offer free admissions to kids 12 and under with a paid adult this October 2012 in San Diego County.

To participate, families must download a coupon available on the SDMC website and present it at participating museums to receive the offer. 
(The offer is limited to two children per paid adult admission ticket and does not include special events/exhibits or field trips.)

Research from the American Association of Museums points to the important role museums play in a child’s education, making back-to-school season an ideal time for the Kids Free in October campaign. The event also helps families bridge the education gap left by recent budget cutbacks to school field trips. Here in San Diego, we have so many different museums, I hope that you'll get to have a family outing to go exploring.

Here is a list of 36 Kids Free in October participating museums:
Barona Cultural Center & Museum, Birch Aquarium at Scripps, California Surf Museum, Coronado Museum of History & Art, Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, Gaslamp Museum at William H. Davis House, Heritage of the Americas Museum, Japanese Friendship Garden, La Jolla Historical Society, Living Coast Discovery Center, Lux Art Institute, Marston House Museum & Gardens, Mingei International Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Museum of Making Music, Museum of Photographic Arts, Oceanside Museum of Art, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (gallery only), San Diego Air & Space Museum, San Diego Archaeological Center, San Diego Automotive Museum, San Diego Botanic Garden, San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum, San Diego History Center, San Diego Model Railroad Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego Museum of Man, The NAT (San Diego Natural History Museum), The New Children’s Museum, Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center, Timken Museum of Art, USS Midway Museum, Veterans Museum & Memorial Center, Visions Art Museum, Water Conservation Garden, Women’s Museum of California.

*Also if you're heading that way, the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum is hosting a Family Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival.  An event full of family fun with a pumpkin patch, photos, live mnusic and more starting September 22 to November 4th every Saturday.

San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

I have a huge ONE WEEK LONG giveaway for local San Diego/So Ca peeps! I have four sets of passes to four different museums who are participating in this event. Each pass is free admission for one and if you visit in October, be sure print out the free child coupon offer above and maybe bring a friend or two along with your winning passes!

We'll be heading out to explore the USS Midway very soon and we're excited! My oldest Brother was on this ship with the Navy back in the day. I'll be posting pics to my Instagram and Twitter so be sure to follow along!

Follow along with San Diego Museum Council on Twitter and Facebook!

I will let Rafflecopter choose my winners, the four winners chosen in order will win:

Guest Pass #1: four passes to The New Children's Museum:
The New Children's Museum
200 West Island Avenue
San Diego, California 92101

Guest Pass #2: four passes to Heritage of the Americas Museum:
Heritage of the Americas Museum
12110 Cuyamaca College Drive West
El Cajon, CA 92019

Guest Pass #3: four passes to Mingei International Museum:
Mingei International Museum
1439 El Prado
San Diego CA 92101

Guest Pass #4: four passes to The San Diego Air & Space Museum:
The San Diego Air & Space Museum
2001 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101

a Rafflecopter giveaway

*Disclosure* I wrote this review for "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" about San Diego Museum Council. The product(s) in this review were provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting my review. All opinions expressed in this review are my own and are not influenced by monetary compensation. Product info & stock images provided by PR or Co.

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4 Lovely Comments:

Kathy - Panini Happy said...

We love the children's museum! The Fleet Science Center is also lots of fun. Looking forward to October!

Romina said...

I would love to visit The New Children's Museum...I've been waiting for an opportunity to take my son. I guess October's a good time.

MelADramatic Mommy said...

We're fans of the Natural History Museum. My son loves rocks and minerals.

Anne N. said...

I like to visit the The New Children's Museum, and the Air and Space museum.

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