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The Big Exchange

May 1 - May 18, 2022

Coronado Historical Association

Calling all CHA members!

Did you know that during the yearly "Big Exchange", CHA members can visit over 40+ participating museums and receive free admission by showing their CHA membership card? We are excited to participate in The Big Exchange this May 1-18, 2022 in partnership with the San Diego Museum Council. Check out the list of museums you can visit below.

Not a CHA member yet? It is the perfect time to be!

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List of Participating Museums: 

  • Barona Cultural Center and Museum *

  • Bonita Museum and Cultural Center

  • California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum 

  • California Surf Museum

  • Coronado Historical Association *

  • Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

  • Heritage of the Americas Museum

  • Institute of Contemporary Art San Diego (ICA Central) *

  • Institute of Contemporary Art San Diego (ICA North) *

  • Japanese Friendship Garden

  • Junipero Serra Museum (part of the San Diego History Center) *

  • La Jolla Historical Society *

  • La Mesa Depot (operated by the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum) *

  • Lemon Grove Parsonage Museum *

  • Living Coast Discovery Center

  • Maritime Museum of San Diego

  • Marston House Museum and Gardens (SOHO) 

  • MCRD Command Museum (Subject to base access procedures)

  • Mingei International Museum 

  • Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum 

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (Downtown)

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (La Jolla)

  • Museum of Making Music

  • Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) *

  • New Americans Museum

  • Pacific Southwest Railway Museum 

  • San Diego African American Museum of Fine Arts (Museum without Walls/Virtual Programming)

  • San Diego Archaeological Center

  • San Diego Automotive Museum

  • San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (Excludes special events. Cannot combine other offers)

  • San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

  • San Diego History Center *

  • San Diego Model Railroad Museum

  • San Diego Museum of Art (Not available May 1-2. Special exhibition $5/person surcharge.)

  • San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat)

  • The New Children’s Museum (Cannot be combined with other offers)

  • Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center *

  • Timken Museum of Art (Re-opening soon. Virtual programming available.)

  • USS Midway Museum (Not available May 4)

  • Visions Art Museum *

  • Warner-Carrillo Ranch House Museum (SOHO)

  • Women’s Museum of California 

*Museum is free or donation-based.

Become a member

Join us and help preserve and share Coronado's unique and wonderful history with intriguing exhibits and innovative programs for all ages.


  • Two complimentary tickets to our Historic Walking Tour of Coronado
  • Invites to members-only events
  • ...and much more!
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