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 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


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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 [...]


Join the 1st ever Fall Back Scavenger Hunt! Explore the Gaslamp in this fun games for families to learn about San Diego History! $40.00 for a team with up to 5 players.


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- both vintage and modern! Then we will explore a couple of the rooms in the museum where people have claimed to experience paranormal phenomena. Halloween night only!


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.  


A treat for coloring book fans, flower lovers, and gardening enthusiasts. This coloring book features 30 floral beauties, with brief captions describing what each flower symbolizes.


Thirty ready-to-color illustrations that depict lavish dresses and gowns adapted from Godey's Lady's Book, a rare nineteenth-century fashion magazine. Authentic views of evolving Victorian modes of apparel, this is a must-have for coloring book fans, costume designers, and cultural historians.


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].


Our Thursday 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].

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.