Museums in Costa Mesa, CA

$10 for a Visit for Up to Four to Marconi Automotive Museum & Special Events Venue (Up to $20 Value)

Marconi Automotive Museum & Special Events Venue


Rare Ferraris and classic American muscle cars share space with Jaguars, high-performance motorcycles, and historic Formula cars

$20 $10

Laguna Art Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 50% Off)

Laguna Art Museum

Laguna Beach

Museum chronicles the history of Californian art with a 3,500-piece permanent exhibit that spans the 19th century to the present

$14 $7

Planes of Fame Air-Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 45% Off)

Planes of Fame

Planes of Fame Air Museum

More than 150 aircraft and displays—including an N9MB Flying Wing—fill an aviation museum tracing flight history

$22 $12

Adult, Child, or Youth General Admission at California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences

Golden Gate Park

Explore a four-story living rainforest, a planetarium with a 75-foot dome, a moving earthquake exhibit, a living roof, and much more

$24.95 $24.95

Individual Plus, Dual Plus, or Family Plus Membership to Natural History Museum of L.A. County (Up to 45% Off)

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

One of the largest natural history museums in the western US; collection of 35 million specimens some as old as 4.5 billion years

$89 $49

Admission for One to a Sleepover at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Up to 49% Off)

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Multiple Locations

Adults or kids enjoy an after-house sleepover at the museum. Adults-only sleepover includes open bar.

$135 $84

VIP Admission for Two or Four or a One-Year Individual or Family Membership at Yanks Air Museum (Up to 41% Off)

Yanks Air Museum


More than 200, mostly American-made aircraft take museum visitors on trips through different eras of flight

$32 $19

Admission for Two or Four, or One Year Membership at The International Printing Museum (Up to 50% Off)

The International Printing Museum


Dynamic museum devoted to bringing the history of books, printing, and the book arts to life for diverse audiences

$20 $12

$8 for $20 Worth of Museum Visits — Dapper Dog Social

The Dapper Dog Social

South Harbor

From the merchant: The Dapper Dog Social is a community event that brings together people, dogs and the beautiful Heritage Museum of OC.

$20 $8

One-Year Membership or Cemetery Walking Tour for One from Historical Society of Long Beach (Up to 41% Off)

Historical Society of Long Beach

Historical Society of Long Beach

Tour covers some of Long Beach’s most notable residents; history museum exhibits photographs, newspapers, documents, and other artifacts

$100 $59

$40 for Admission for Two to Props and Hops Craft Beer Festival at Palm Springs Air Museum ($80 Value)

Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum

Sample beers from dozens of breweries, listen to live music, and watch vintage aircraft takeoff and land; extra drink tickets sold on-site

$80 $40

Annual Party-Bus Pass for Two or All-Day Party-Bus Pass for Four from HB2Newport (Up to 75% Off)


Multiple Locations

Take this party shuttle from downtown Huntington Beach to Newport and the Triangle—all nightlife hotspots.

$99 $25

Tickets for a Whale Watching and Dolphin Cruise from Davey's Locker Whale Watchings (Up to 69% Off)

Davey's Locker Sportfishing

Newport Beach

Cruises sail the waters of Orange County to spy blue whales and finback whales during May–October migration and gray whales December-April

$30 $9.50

$69 for 90-Minute Electric-Boat Rental from Newport Fun Tours ($135 Value)

Newport Fun Tours

Newport Fun Tours

Up to eight passengers float across 880-acre Newport Harbor in a covered boat, taking in views of sandy beaches and waterfront mansions

$135 $69

Entry for One to the Dark Harbor Haunted Attraction on "The Queen Mary" (Up to 42% Off)

"The Queen Mary"

Long Beach, CA

Haunted attraction on The Queen Mary, the ship deemed 1 of the Top 10 Haunted Places in the world by Time

$24 $14

$25 for a Petting Zoo Admission for Four with Pumpkins for Two and Zoomars CD at Zoomars ($58 Value)


San Juan Capistrano

Meet an array of friendly farm animals before snagging some take-home pumpkins and Zoomars new CD with children’s songs about the zoo›

$58 $25

Child or Adult Ticket to the Holiday Waterfront Tour of Lights from Long Beach Trolley (50% Off)

Long Beach Trolley

Legends Bar & Restaurant

Enjoy a holiday-themed jaunt on an open air trolley as it cruises along the beachfront at Alamitos Bay

$20 $10

2.5-Hour Blue-Whale-Watching Cruise for One or Two from Newport Landing Whale Watching (Up to 65%)

Newport Landing Whale Watching

Newport Beach

Spot giant blue whales, gray whales, finback whales, dolphin pods, and other native creatures in their natural habitat

$36 $13

Tasting for Two, Glasses, and Cheese with Option for One or Two Take-Home Bottles at Orange Coast Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Orange Coast Winery

Newport Beach

Urban microwinery crafts rich vintages with California grapes and pairs pours with vintner-selected cheese plates

$70 $34

General Admission for Two or Four and Photos with a Snake at The Reptile Zoo (Up to 51% Off)

The Reptile Zoo

Fountain Valley

Discover the many animals the zoo has on display, participate in hands-on activities, and get a picture with one of the resident snakes

$34 $17

45-Minute Sightseeing Harbor Tour for Two or Four People at LA Waterfront Cruises (Up to 54% Off)

LA Waterfront Cruises

Berth 79

Narrated cruise guides passengers past friendly views of seals and sea lions, as well as historic sights like the USS Iowa

$24 $12

Whale-Watching Cruise from Dana Wharf Whale Watching (Up to 60% Off). Four Options Available.

Dana Wharf Whale Watching

Dana Point

Captains narrate two-hour tours through the Pacific in search of gray whales, dolphins, and sea lions

$25 $10

Sunday Double-Decker Bus Pub Crawl for One or Two from Big Red Bus (Up to 65% Off)

Big Red Bus

Tilted Kilt Long Beach

Enjoy drinks and snacks with friends old and new as a double-decker bus ferries you down the coast to fun pub stops

$65 $23

Three-Hour Whale-Watching Tour for One, Two, or 10 from San Diego Whale Watch (Up to 55% Off)

San Diego Whale Watch

San Diego

3-hour tours include narration by a certified marine naturalist, snack bar, and indoor and outdoor seating for 149

$48 $25

90-Minute Zoo Tour for 2, 5, or 10 at Rancho Las Lomas Wildlife Foundation (Up to 55% Off)

Rancho Las Lomas Wildlife Foundation

Irvine-Lake Forest

A zookeeper leads groups past each exhibit and shares facts about tigers, zebras, and other animals, some of which are hand-fed by staff

$60 $29

$30 for a One-Year Family Membership to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium ($60 Value)

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Coastal San Pedro

21,000-square-foot aquarium showcases Southern California’s rich marine life; provides educational experiences and exhibits

$60 $30

Up to 51% Off Whale Watching Boat Tour at LA Waterfront Cruises

LA Waterfront Cruises

Berth 79

From the merchant: Aquarium of the Pacific educators will guide you in search of the majestic blue whales & other marine life

$25 $15

Wine Tasting for One or Two at Miramonte Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Miramonte Winery


Guests sample six wines in the indoor and outdoor tasting spaces overlooking the site’s beautiful garden and lawn

$17 $8.50

Dana Point Harbor Boat Parade of Lights from Dana Wharf Whale Watching on December 9, 10, 16, or 17 (52% Off)

Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching

Dana Point

Join more than 100 vessels draped in holiday decorations as they cruise the harbor in celebration of the parade’s 41st year

$29 $14

General or Guided Tour at Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary (Up to 38% Off). Five Options Available.

Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary


See exotic reptiles, birds, and big cats that were rescued while learning the importance of preserving these species for future generations

$16 $10

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  • California Scenario - the Noguchi Museum
    Look at art from a new point of view and draw inspiration from showcased pieces at California Scenario - the Noguchi Museum in Costa Mesa. While you're enjoying this museum, be sure to check out their amazing restaurant for a tasty meal. Youngsters don't need to sit out a trip to this museum — it's super family-friendly and perfect for little customers and their folks. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Costa Mesa, CA US
  • The Gray Matter Museum
    You'll love the amazing museum of The Gray Matter Museum in Costa Mesa with its dozens of art pieces. Head on over to the in-house restaurant for a delectable meal. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles. So if you're looking for a fun time, make plans to visit The Gray Matter Museum.
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    Costa Mesa, CA US
  • Orange County Museum Of Art
    At Orange Lounge in Costa Mesa, you can explore many works of art scattered throughout creative art exhibits. When you're out and about in the area, you'll love that this museum has a restaurant to take care of any last minute hunger. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Costa Mesa, CA US
  • Orange County Museum of Art
    Orange County Museum of Art's chief curator, Dan Cameron, takes pride in the artists his state has produced from the 20th century to the present. He and his staff showcase a diverse range of modern and contemporary Californian artists as well as art from around the world in an array of exhibitions and a permanent collection. Each exhibition uncovers a different facet of the art world. Past exhibitions have explored modern art between Picasso and Pollock, the changing language of art and design in the mid-20th century, and works by Ansel Adams and Andy Warhol. Staffers also immerse visitors in their collections through after-hours events and guided tours of the museum's galleries. They also host events for families, during which kids can make artwork in the style of the exhibited artists or attend monthly shows with short films, music exploration, and live entertainment.
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    Newport Beach, CA US
  • Newport Harbor Nautical Museum
    Whether you're solo or with a group, Newport Harbor Nautical Museum in Newport Beach is a great place to explore and indulge in works of art. Check out this museum's restaurant, where you can stay for lunch or grab your meal to go. Little ones are just as welcome as their parents at this museum. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles. So this weekend, don't do the same old thing. Head to Newport Harbor Nautical Museum!
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    Newport Beach, CA US
  • Balboa Island Museum and Historical Society
    Have fun looking at all the lovely pieces on display at Newport Beach's Balboa Island Museum and Historical Society. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Newport Beach, CA US