Resident’s Free Day for December, held typically on a Tuesday, occurs during December Nights free entry, on the 1st and 2nd, (Fri/Sat).
All types of photography or filming, with the exception of recreational, require a completed Onsite Filming Application, signed Agreement, and written permission from authorized Museum representative and advance scheduling. Interviews with staff and/or subject experts are billed additionally. Additional fees apply for photography and video requiring special access to aircraft or areas of the Museum. Not all aircraft is available for access. Any filming or photography that involves adult content need to be scheduled after hours and will require additional fees for staffing. No vehicles are allowed on the property beyond the parking lot during normal hours of operations. Special considerations may be made but will required prior approval and a fee might be required.
|RECREATIONAL||General visit photography by Museum guests conducted in designated areas during normal business hours. Images are for personal use only. Does not require special permission. Examples include taking a photo of family members in front of the Museum, photos of exhibits, etc.||No fee.|
|COMMERCIAL||Any photography or videos produced for publication or promotional use. Examples include filming for a documentary, television productions, promotional images, interview recordings, etc.||$ 100/hr normal hours $ 300/hr after hours (min 3h) Requires additional site fee of $500 for Balboa Park, $250 for Gillespie Annex|
Any photography or video from which income is derived.
$ 100/hr normal hours
|ARTISTIC||Photography or video created for use as an art form. Can be amateur or professional. Artistic photography taken for public display, reproduction, or sale requires special permission and may incur additional fees. Examples include creative photography of or using Museum exhibits, displays, objects, or facilities, as subject or background. Includes images taking interpretive liberties of museum objects.||
$ 50/hr normal hours