Admission Prices

Adults (13+)$20
Children (3-12)$15
Children (2 and under)Free!

Do you want 50% off on admission? Learn more here!


Adults and children with disabilities receive a 20% discount on their admission and one complimentary attendant ticket. Accessible parking is available. Please call (619) 409-5900 for more information.

Discounts, Offers, & Accommodations

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50% off admission is back!

The Living Coast Discovery Center, along with more than 60 other museums throughout San Diego County, is offering half-priced admission* with the San Diego Museum Pass for the month of February! Pick up your pass at participating San Diego area libraries in February or download it directly on your phone.

Visit the San Diego Museum Council website for more information about San Diego Museum Month and details on how to pick up your pass.

*Restrictions apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer or special ticket price (senior/student). Valid for up to 4 (four) people per pass per visit.



Membership

If you love your visit and want to come back again and again, you can apply the cost of your total admission to any level membership at the Living Coast!

Individual$49
Dual$89
Household$149


Animal Presentations

Eagles
Wednesday - Sunday at 10:30 AM

Signature Event - Eagles

Sharks & Rays
Wednesday - Sunday at 1:30 PM

Signature Event - Sharks & Rays

Sea Turtle
Wednesday - Sunday at 2:30 PM

Signature Event - Sea Turtle


Featured Upcoming Events:

Team Up to Clean Up: Bayfront Park

Join us for a Team Up to Clean Up event at Chula Vista Bayfront Park and help us protect and care for our coastal environment! Participants will pick up trash
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Bayfront Park, 980 Marina Way
Chula Vista, CA 91910 United States
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Bilingual Trail to Bay Hike: Otay Lakes County Park

Join us as we explore the Otay Lakes County Park hiking trail! We will see the Otay Lakes Reservoir from various viewpoints and learn about the native plants and animals
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Animals on the Bay Day – $5 Entry!

Animals on the Bay Day is a reduced admission day full of education & conservation at the Living Coast featuring animal encounters, partner organizations, a craft market, food trucks, and
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$5
Living Coast Discovery Center, 1000 Gunpowder Point Dr.
Chula Vista, CA 91910 United States
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Team Up to Clean Up: Sweetwater Marsh

Join us for a Team Up to Clean Up event at the Sweetwater Marsh and help us protect and care for our coastal environment! Participants will pick up trash throughout
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Living Coast Discovery Center, 1000 Gunpowder Point Dr.
Chula Vista, CA 91910 United States
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View our full schedule of events.


What To Know Before Your Visit

Parking Lot & Shuttle: 
Our free parking lot is located west of the corner of Bay Blvd. and E St. in Chula Vista. Turn onto Gunpowder Point Dr., then take the first exit out of the traffic circle, and turn left into the parking lot. After parking, wait for the complimentary shuttle.

DIRECTIONS

Payments:
We accept all major credit cards, cash, and all contactless forms of payment.

Members:
Members receive free admission to the Living Coast. Purchase your membership online before visiting thelivingcoast.org/memberships.

View our Visiting Guidelines.

Please note:
The Shorebird Aviary is temporarily closed.
The gift shop is temporarily closed for repairs.