The Gaslamp Historical Walking Tour
Reservations MUST be made by 1:00 PM WEDNESDAY. Reservations made after 1:00 pm Wednesday must be confirmed.
Opening a window to San Diego’s past, the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation showcases the history of the Davis-Horton House built in 1850, as well as walking tours of the historic Gaslamp Quarter. This special summer season walking tour takes place every Thursday at 1:00 PM starting at the Davis-Horton House at 410 Island Avenue.
The tour takes place rain or shine: NO REFUNDS.
The tour includes architecturally significant structures of the period from Old City Hall (1874) to the Romanesque style Keating Building (1890) to the Baroque Revival Louis Bank of Commerce (1888), along with fascinating stories of the people and characters that shaped the destiny of San Diego,
From William Heath Davis, who first attempted the building of “New Town,” to Alonzo Horton who came here in 1867 and finished the job, the cultural heritage of San Diego speaks through the buildings of a by-gone era that stand as testimony to its richness.
The tour takes 90 minutes and includes the Davis-Horton House Museum.
$20 adults; $15 seniors, active military; $10 students, free age 7 and under.
Reservations are strongly suggested. Tours cannot be guaranteed if no reservation is made and confirmed.