Films are included with paid admission and also with Balboa Park Explorer Passes, GO San Diego Cards and for members of the San Diego Natural History Museum. Tickets are available at the Admissions Desks at the Museum. Please note that films are not included with Resident Free Tuesday admission. Film tickets can be purchased for $5 per person at the Admissions Desk on Resident Free Tuesday.
The Subaru Giant Screen Experience is one-of-a-kind. Settle into the 300-seat, stadium-style theater and enjoy films on the massive screen. Assistive Listening Devices for films and lectures in the Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan Theater are available. Please inquire with the theater attendant or with the Admission Desk.
Take a fascinating journey into two remarkably different but inextricably linked worlds—Mexico’s Sea of Cortés and the Baja California desert. Learn more.
Roam the primitive forest and thick swamps with bizarre dinosaurs and colossal amphibians. Enter a surreal world of bug-eyed giants and egg-laying mammals—where survival means enduring the sunless, six-month polar winter surrounded by meat-eaters with night vision.
Born from dying stars, it was sculpted by violent collisions in space. Witness the dawn of our planet, and follow a team of acclaimed geologists as they search for clues to explain why our planet is unlike any other in the universe. Learn more.
Shrink down in size and view life from the perspective of the real rulers of our planet—the bugs.