Hours & Location

Museum:

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

Hours:

In the interest of public health, The Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House is currently closed to in person visits. The safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, and guests are always our highest priority. 

Please join us for one of our online tours or programs!

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

$10.00$60.00

Join us, virtually, in welcoming a new season with an afternoon of delightful tea and Victorian floriography! Tune in through Zoom as our staff guides you through the Victorian Language of Flowers! After our presentation, you will be ready to create a beautiful bouquet and more floral crafts with personal, heartfelt meaning to adorn your [...]

$15.00

Dim the lights, log on via zoom, and enjoy as we take you inside what many believe to be the most haunted house in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. Your guide will show you various paranormal investigation tools and take you on an exploration of a couple of the rooms in the museum where people have claimed to experience paranormal phenomena.

New
$15.00

Do you know where you can still see the marble imprints from years of people waiting at a bank? Did you know the San Diego Zoo started in a basement in the Gaslamp? Do you know which building had underground tunnels leading towards the bay? Or where Stingree Hooch was being distilled? Find out all this and more with our Business, Banks, and Booze tour for the Gaslamp in the 1920s!  

New
$10.00

Take a look inside the oldest building in Downtown San Diego! Our newest tour allows you to explore the Davis-Horton House even when it's closed. Learn about the history of the building and its residents from William Heath Davis to modern time. If you miss exploring the historic rooms or want to visit for the first time, this tour is for you!  

Please email the museum at [email protected] or leave us a message at 619-233-4692 with the amount of participants and your top three day/time combinations. Tours must be booked a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Please see below for tour information.

Please email the museum at [email protected] or leave us a message at 619-233-4692 with the amount of participants and your top three day/time combinations. Tours must be booked a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Please see below for tour information.    

$10.00

The moon is out and the veil is thin come hear ghostly tales of the spirits that reside within!  Many souls have passed in and out of the Davis-Horton House- the oldest standing edifice in downtown San Diego, and some believe these souls never left. In its 170-year history, the house has been used as [...]

$10.00$25.00

This month, come hear never before told tales of the Davis-Horton House's ghostly visitors from the people who know it best- the Staff of the Gaslamp Museum. For three evening's this October, join one of your hosts; Jamie, Rhiannon, or Sandee as they bring you (virtually) into the House and tell you of their own experiences of unexplained happenings, ghostly sightings, and more.  

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.