The Big Exchange


Membership Has Its Privileges!

The BIG Exchange gives members of participating organizations reciprocal admission at 20 organizations throughout San Diego County! Show your current membership card and get free entry to the organizations listed below. The BIG Exchange is sponsored by the San Diego County Membership Managers Collaborative.

Participating Organizations


Birch Aquarium

Explore where the wonders of the ocean come alive! 

2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037 

California Surf Museum

Preserving Our Surfing Heiritage

312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA

Coronado Historical Association

Explore Coronado's unique history, art and architecture. 

1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA

Japanese Friendship Garden

Learn more about Japanese heiritage and customs in a peaceful garden setting that promotes well-being and serenity.

Balboa Park  |  2215 Pan American Road East, San Diego, CA


Living Coast Discovery Center

Where wonder comes naturally on San Diego Bay

1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista, CA


Mingei International Museum

Art of the People

Balboa Park  |  1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Providing public access to contemporary art, artists, and the creative process

700 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037

Museum of Making Music

Celebrating the rich history and future of music making

5790 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA


Museum of Photographic Arts

See the future. On view today at MOPA.

Not a MOPA Member? Join or renew today!

Oceanside Museum of Art

Contemporary and Modern Art in North County

704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA


San Diego Automotive Museum

The social and technological past, present, and future of motorized vehicles

2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101


San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Collect, preserve and share the Chinese American experience and Chinese history

404 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

San Diego History Center

Our City, Our Story

Balboa Park  |  1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Bringing California's Railroad History to Life

Balboa Park  |  1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA

San Diego Museum of Art

Collect, preserve, interpret and display the finest works of art that men and women have created throughout time

1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA

San Diego Natural History Museum

The third oldest scientific institution west of the Mississippi.

Balboa Park  |  1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA

Save Our Heritage Organisation

Twenty Years of Preservation Efforts in San Diego

2476 San Diego Avenue · San Diego CA 92110

The New Children's Museum

Think. Play. Create.

200 West Island Avenue, San Diego, CA

The USS Midway Museum

Live the adventure, honor the legend

910 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA