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Old Town San Diego

Experience the history of the early days of San Diego by paying a visit to Old Town San Diego. This historic state park features several museums and tours as well as shopping and dining options. Explore a myriad of California historical landmarks, including Old Town Plaza, Casa de Machado, and the first publicly owned school building.
Special events include Living History activities which feature quilting, carpentry and blacksmithing recreations from the 1800s.


Hours -

  •   Visitor Center & Museums: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. October through April, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May through September.
  •  Shops & Restaurants: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (hours may vary)

Prices -



  •  Living History activities (Wednesdays and Saturdays)
  •  Stage Coach Days


  •  Tours
  •  Museums
  •  Shopping
  •  Dining
Before you go

Dining in Old Town

Discover several restaurants in Old Town. Casa de Reyes and Barra Barra both serve Mexican cuisine.

Museums in Old Town

Learn about the early days of banking at the Wells Fargo Museum in the Colorado House, which features an authentic Abbot-Downing Co. Stage Coach from 1868.

What tours are offered in Old Town?

There are several types of Old Town tours, including Ghost Tours and Heritage Tours.

What types of events are hosted in Old Town?

Every Wednesday and Saturday, Living History activities take place where you can witness demonstrations of quilting, blacksmithing and carpentry from the 1800s.
Old Town San Diego
3.9 Miles from Hotel
2415 San Diego Ave ,Suite 104, San Diego, California, 92110 619.291.4903 Visit Old Town San Diego website
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