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Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country, including the San Diego History Center and the Junipero Serra Museum, provide two free entries to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket on Saturday, September 21, 2019.Find out more »
Crime and Punishment at the Presidio de San Diego Was the Presidio really a citadel of civilization? As San Diego commemorates 250 years since the founding of the San Diego Presidio and the first mission in Alta California, we have a unique opportunity to examine the role of the Presidio in our early history and its legacy today. Was the Presidio a citadel ushering in new modes of existence and lifestyle, or was it comparable to today’s Guantanamo Bay and…Find out more »
Join us at History Happy Hour during Balboa Park's Food Truck Fridays.
Grab some food. Have a drink. Sit down and relax. Experience San Diego History!
Events Visit the Junipero Serra Museum at Presidio Park for a fun-filled day of archeology. Enjoy hands-on, kid-friendly activities such as mock excavations and artifact investigation. Don’t forget to see the new core exhibit while you are there! Junipero Serra Museum at Presidio Park Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11:00 am – 3:00 pmFREE with Give Forward AdmissionFind out more »