Join us on October 15th at 7 PM as Statewide President of the Friends of Allensworth Sasha Biscoe shares the story of this fascinating and historic district!
One of the most common questions we get from our guests at the museum is, “Is the House haunted?” At 170 years old, the oldest standing structure in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter the Davis-Horton House does have its share of strange and unusual tales! Throughout its history the house has served as a pre-civil […]
Founded in 1769 by Junípero Serra, Mission San Diego de Alcalá was the first of 21 missions in Alta California. Locally, with names like the “Padres” to “Mission Federal Credit Union” there is no doubt that the influence of the missions in San Diego is prevalent to this day. Join us on September 30th at […]
For thousands of years the Kumeyaay-Diegueño people have called this region of Southern California home. Join us on Wednesday, March 11th at 7 PM for our next “History Talks!” Lecture featuring Director of the Barona Cultural Museum Laurie Egan-Hedley as she shares with us the vibrant history of the Kumeyaay-Diegueño people from pre-contact to the […]
February is Museum Month! Explore the fun during San Diego Museum Month with 50% off admission to 60+ San Diego County museums, historic sites, gardens, zoo/aquariums and more. Pick up your free Museum Month pass at 85 public libraries throughout San Diego County. Find inspiration for your 29 days of cultural adventures by searching a […]
Save the date for Open House 2020! Open House 2020 will take place March 6-8. Mark your calendar now and get ready to explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of San Diego’s diverse neighborhoods, including Downtown San Diego, Bankers Hill, Balboa Park, Barrio Logan, Point Loma, La Jolla, and new for 2020 – Coronado! […]
History in Your Community The GQHF is happy to bring the history of the Gaslamp Quarter straight into your community! Seven Colorful Characters of the Gaslamp Alonzo Horton’s Houses and Spouses Women of the Gaslamp The Spy in the Attic Suffragettes in San Diego Architecture in the Gaslamp Boom-Build-Bust: The History of the Gaslamp A […]
The Gaslamp Museum offers a range of school programs that can be adapted from preschool through high school. Each program has been designed to highlight an important aspect of the Gaslamp and Downtown San Diego’s history. The Davis-Horton House is a time capsule of early San Diego living history. All tour rates are based on a minimum […]
Enjoy two museums for one $8 admission price. Purchase your joint same day admission ticket at either the Gaslamp Museum or the Chinese Historical Museum. Ticket valid for one day only.
When: Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 2 PM – 4 PM Victorian-style holiday cheer awaits you at our annual “History for the Holidays” Open House this December! Come see the most historic House in the Gaslamp Quarter decked out for the holiday season. We will have light seasonal refreshments , and our docents will be […]