Serra Museum

Located in Presidio Park above Old Town State Historic Park, the striking Junipero Serra Museum mission-style building was constructed in 1929 to commemorate the site where Father Junipero Serra and Captain Gaspar de Portolá established the first mission and fortified settlement in present-day California. The museum showcases artifacts such as house wares, furniture, tools and a cannon from the Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and American periods through 1929. The Museum Store offers a complete selection of books on early San Diego and California history appropriate for children and adults.

Hours: Daily, 10:00 am–4:30 pm
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day;
Open until 3 pm Christmas Eve. All holidays are subject to change without notice.

Directions: Take Interstate 8 to the Taylor Street exit, make a right on Taylor and a left on Presidio Drive.

From Interstate 8, exit Taylor Street. Turn left onto Presidio Drive and bear left at the fork. Parking lot will be on the right.

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