Tours & Guided Walks
The History Center offers many opportunities for adults to experience the History Center, the Serra Museum and Balboa Park. Customized tours are also available. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-232-6203 x100.
ADULT GROUP TOURS
Enhance your museum experience through a guided docent tour, available at both the History Center and the Serra Museum. SAN DIEGO HISTORY CENTER in Balboa Park: One-hour Gallery Highlights tour, highlighting major components of our current exhibitions. For current exhibitions: Current Exhibitions Junipero Serra Museum in Presidio Park: One-hour tour highlights the four different cultures that have occupied Presidio Hill: the Kumeyaay, Spanish, Mexican and early American periods. The tour includes a walk through the former site of the Spanish fort built in 1769 and the museum galleries. NOTE: This tour travels over varied terrain and is outdoors for at least 30 minutes. Appropriate footwear is recommended. Please note: The Serra Museum is not ADA-accessible.
BALBOA PARK HISTORY STROLL
2015 marked the 100th Anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition that created Balboa Park. Trained History Center guides use historic photographs and documentation from the History Center’s own collections to bring you back in time. This easy-paced stroll through the Park reveals intriguing aspects of its past and its vibrant present as the nation’s largest urban cultural park.
Guided adult group tours: $4/person/minimum 10/advance reservation required
Self-guided adult group tours: A donation of your choice as part of “Give Forward” admission/advance reservation is recommended
Balboa Park Strolls: $6/person/advance reservation required
Group Size: A minimum of 10 people are required to schedule a group tour, maximum of 30 for History Center and Serra Museum tours, and maximum of 25 for the Walking Tours.
To make a reservation: Adult Program Reservation Request
Tours are typically reserved and scheduled: 10-11 am, 11:30am-12:30 pm, 1:30-2:30pm, 3-4pm
Guided tours are not available on Residents Free Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of each month).
Cancellations or changes: At least two days prior to the scheduled visit.
For more information: 619-232-6203, x 100 or email@example.com