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San Diego Museum Council and Hilton Properties Announce 30th Annual San Diego Museum Month in February 2019

Hilton partners with nationally recognized program offering half‑priced admission to 40+ museums, making San Diego a must‑visit city this February

SAN DIEGO - One of the most anticipated events of the winter season is back and celebrating its 30th year in February. Locals and visitors to Southern California are invited to experience San Diego Museum Month with half-off admission at more than 40 museums in San Diego. Adding to the excitement this year, Hilton is joining San Diego Museum Council to offer the Experience the City Museum Month Package with the best deals at 29 Hilton properties across San Diego County with guests receiving their Museum Month pass at check-in. From historians at heart to entertainment seekers, there is something for everyone at participating museums during San Diego Museum Month in February 2019.

Since 1989, San Diego Museum Month has given visitors and locals in San Diego a chance to discover what’s new at the city’s best museums. This month-long promotion has grown to become a cultural tradition unrivaled in the United States, with nearly 30,000 visitors using the pass to enjoy half-priced admission last year. Visit the San Diego Museum Council website for the latest information about Museum Month and upcoming exhibitions (www.sandiegomuseumcouncil.org).

Hilton makes traveling to San Diego during Museum Month easy with locations in close proximity to all participating museums around the county. Guests who book the Experience the City package at any of the 29 participating properties will receive a Museum Month pass at check-in.  Explore museums near the many Hilton locations throughout San Diego including Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton, where guests have the luxury of being a short ferry ride to museums such as the USS Midway and the San Diego Maritime Museum. Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside is close to San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park with a plethora of museums such as The Natural History Museum, Fleet Science Center, San Diego Air and Space Museum, The San Diego Museum of Art and more. Guests can book the Experience the City Museum Month package at: travel.hilton.com/en_us/offers/experience-the-city-san-diego/.

“San Diego’s arts and culture destinations make the city shine for tourists and locals alike,” says Hilton Senior Director of Destination Marketing Anna Dix. “Our Team Members are excited to share the unique itineraries with guests, from taking a journey to the stars at San Diego Air & Space Museum and witnessing groundbreaking contemporary pieces at San Diego Art Institute to boarding the Star of India at the Maritime Museum.”

San Diego Museum Month was created in 1989 to promote awareness of the region’s museums, historical sites, educational institutions and cultural offerings. With the Museum Month pass, guests may bring up to three people to participating museums to receive half-off admission for the entire party. Additional fees may apply for special exhibitions and events at participating museums. For more information on the San Diego Museum Council and all the participating museums visit sandiegomuseumcouncil.org.

Following San Diego Museum Month, Hilton guests will continue to enjoy special discounts and savings at participating San Diego Museum Council museums and cultural attractions through the rest of the year.

2019 Hilton San Diego Museum Month Participants:

Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort
Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown
Hilton San Diego Airport / Harbor Island
Hilton San Diego – Del Mar
DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego/ Del Mar
Double Tree by Hilton San Diego – Hotel Circle
Hotel Karlan San Diego – A DoubleTree by Hilton
Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay- Downtown
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego – La Jolla
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown / Bayside
Homewood Suites San Diego Downtown / Bayside
Homewood Suites San Diego Hotel Circle / SeaWorld
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley / Stadium
Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
Homewood Suites San Diego Mission Valley Zoo
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Del Mar
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego – Del Mar
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Airport / Liberty Station
Hampton Inn San Diego-Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites San Diego Airport Liberty Station
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego/Rancho Bernardo

 

About San Diego Museum Council (SDMC)

San Diego Museum Council (SDMC) represents San Diego County’s museum community by increasing awareness, connecting, and providing services to the diverse museums within its membership. With more than 40 unique arts and culture destinations as members, SDMC offers two flagship annual promotions (San Diego Museum Month and Kids Free in October), while also offering additional community-oriented programs throughout the year. SDMC offices are located at 2750 Historic Decatur Rd., Studio 201 San Diego, CA 92106. For more information, call 619-276-0101 or visit sandiegomuseumcouncil.org. Follow the SDMC on Instagram and Twitter and join the discussion on Facebook.


About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising 7,000 properties and 1.1 million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for five consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 139 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.


About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

For over a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has set the benchmark for hospitality around the world, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. With nearly 600 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties are located in the world’s most sought-after destinations for guests who know that where they stay matters. Experience a positive stay at Hilton Hotels & Resorts by booking at hiltonhotels.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Hilton Hotels & Resorts at stories.hilton.com/hhr, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


About DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 640 hotels with more than 145,800 rooms across 52 countries and territories. For more than 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Experience a positive stay at DoubleTree by Hilton by booking at doubletree.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about DoubleTree by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/doubletree, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


About Curio Collection by Hilton

Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of more than 120 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts handpicked for their distinct character. Curio Collection properties offer guests the ability to experience independent hotels, offering authentic, curated experiences through local offerings and elevated amenities, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Experience Curio Collection by Hilton by booking at curiocollection.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Curio Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/curio, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About Embassy Suites by Hilton

Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 18 market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers both leisure and business travelers an approachable, best-in-class experience with two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast, inviting open atriums, 24-hour fitness centers and a complimentary evening reception. Embassy Suites by Hilton offers more than 260 open hotels with 41 properties in development. Experience a positive stay at Embassy Suites by Hilton by booking at embassysuites.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Embassy Suites by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/embassysuites, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


About Hampton by Hilton

As the No. 1 ranked lodging franchise for the last 13 years by Entrepreneur®, Hampton by Hilton including Hampton Inn by Hilton and Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton serves quality-driven and value-conscious travelers at more than 2,800 properties in 34 countries and territories around the globe. The brand continues to lead its segment by providing guests with high quality, thoughtfully designed accommodations and amenities, such as modern and spacious rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast. Hampton by Hilton is committed to delivering an exceptionally friendly and authentic service all backed by the 100% Hampton Guarantee™️. Experience a positive stay at Hampton by Hilton by booking at hampton.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app.  Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Hampton by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/hampton, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About Homewood Suites by Hilton

Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton’s upscale, award-winning, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand, has more than 530 pet-friendly locations across the U.S., Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean, with more than 105 properties in the pipeline. Homewood Suites by Hilton offers inviting, generous-sized suites featuring separate living and sleeping areas, and fully equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators for guests seeking home-like accommodations when traveling for extended or quick overnight stays. Additional value-driven amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi and free hot breakfast. Homewood Suites by Hilton is focused on guest satisfaction and stands behind each stay with its 100% Suite Assurance® guarantee. Experience a positive stay at Homewood Suites by Hilton by booking at homewoodsuites.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Homewood Suites by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/homewoodsuites, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram