San Diego History Center in Balboa Park: Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11 am – 4 pm Junípero Serra Museum: Check here for Fall hours

San Diego History Center in Balboa Park

  • Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am – 4pm

Junipero Serra Museum in Presidio Park

  • Saturday, November 20: 11am – 2pm*
  • Sunday, November 21: 11am – 4pm

      *Adjusted to accommodate private event.

$100,000 matching challenge!

Thanks to the generosity of the San Diego History Center Board of Trustees, 100% of your gift today will be matched up to $100,000!
 


For Museum Public Visitors

Effective June 15, 2021: The State of California and County of San Diego
have modified the COVID-19 Guidance as follows:

  • Occupancy levels are restored.
  • Social Distancing is not required but recommended.
  • Masks are recommended for all individuals entering the museum.
  • Masks ARE REQUIRED for guests who are not fully vaccinated. NOTE: The San Diego History Center will not require guests to attest or verify vaccine status. By entering the museum without a mask, you are attesting that you are fully vaccinated and are not exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
  • If you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 OR do not feel well and healthy, please do not enter.
  • The History Center will maintain sneeze guard barriers on Welcome Desk as well as hand sanitizing stations.

Thank you for your cooperation as we work to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit to our museums.

Upcoming Events

LET THERE BE LIGHT: CELEBRATING WINTER HOLIDAYS

Enjoy make & take activities that celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yaldā Night & Christmas.

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Special Presentation for #GIVINGTUESDAY – November 30:
Local Author, Roger Showley, shares his latest “Memories” book on San Diego

Roger Showley, author, historian and former San Diego Union Tribune writer will reveal some of the key moments in this period of our region.

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GROWING BALBOA PARK: COASTAL SCRUB TO GARDEN FAIR

The earliest days of Balboa Park were filled with halting efforts to plant and improve it until a formal landscape plan was secured in 1902.

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