Museum Hours

Regular Days

Tuesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Closed Mondays, except Holiday Mondays

Special Operating Days

Martin Luther King Day (January 21): 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Presidents Day (February 18): 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Memorial Day (May 27): 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Independence Day (July 4): 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Labor Day (September 2): 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. December 23: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Christmas Eve (December 24): 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. December 30: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. New Year’s Eve (December 31): 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  

*New Years Day will have regular operating hours

ADMISSION

General Admission

Child (3 and under): free with each paid adult
Child (ages 4-11): $6.00
Students (ages 12-18 with valid I.D): $7.50
Military ( With valid I.D): $8.00
Senior (ages 65+): $9.00
Adult (ages 19-64): $12.50

For information on groups, guided tours and safety presentations, please contact the Education department at education@sdmrm.org or call 619-696-0199 ext. 1608.

Free First Tuesday

Admission is free to San Diego County Residents with ID on the first Tuesday of each month.

CLOSED

The museum is closed on Columbus Day (October 14th), Thanksgiving (November 28) and Christmas Day (December 25).

Directions

San Diego Model Railroad Museum
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA, 92101

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum is located in Balboa Park, inside the Casa de Balboa Building on the lower level. We share a parking lot with the Fleet Science Center. Our major cross street is Park Blvd and Space Theater Way.