Hours & Location


Gaslamp Museum
at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Ave. San Diego, CA 92101
Call Us (619) 233-4692


In the interest of public health The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation will be suspending all programs, tours, and temporarily closing the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. The safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, and guests are always our highest priority. We will continue to monitor and take advisement from health authorities on when the best time to reopen will be.

We thank you for your patience and support throughout this time. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Gaslamp Museum soon.

Museum Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Noon to 3:30 p.m.

Administrative Office:
Tuesday – Friday, 9 am to 5 pm


Book a Tour


Our Saturday Walking Tour is currently on hiatus. If you are interested in booking a private tour for your family group (4-6 people) please email us at [email protected].


Gaslamp Historical/Architectural 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 walking [...]


The Ghosts of the Gaslamp Tour is currently on hiatus.  Please email us at [email protected] to inquire about future availability



Upcoming Investigations in 2020: February 29 April 25 June 27 August 29 October 24 Tour time: 9:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The Davis-Horton House: Alive with Spirits from the Past?   Find out for yourself on an after-hours Paranormal Investigation!  Touted by many as, “the most haunted house in the Gaslamp Quarter,” the Davis-Horton House has become a highly [...]


The Moonlight Tour is currently on hiatus.  Please email us at [email protected] to inquire about future availability


Please reserve tour at least 24 hours ahead of scheduled time. Please confirm tour if scheduled less than 24 hours ahead of time.  Hit the streets- and this time, the bars!- of the Gaslamp. Created in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding New Town San Diego, now downtown, the combination historical tour and [...]

Welcome to GQHF

The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation (GQHF) provides San Diego residents and visitors with museum exhibits, programs and tours offered through the Davis-Horton House, the oldest residence in the Gaslamp Quarter. GQHF also hosts popular annual events including the Children’s Fall Back Festival and ShamRock.

Explore our website to learn more about the Gaslamp’s history and the Foundation, which is tasked with safeguarding the heritage of this nationally designated historic district.