California Missions Visitor Information

This is a list of visitor information for the California Missions, sorted alphabetically by mission name. For more information on a specific California mission, please use our Key Facts by Mission section.

La Purísima Concepción

Status
California State Historical Park
Address
2295 Purisima Road
Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone
805-733-3713
Gift Shop: 805-736-3605
Hours
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day
Special Note: The park stages "special" days during March – October, including Mission Life Days (focus on mission crafts), Purisima People Days (focus on life in 1822) and Village Days (focus on Chumash Indian crafts). Check Web Site for details. The park also hosts encampments.
Website

Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

Status
Mission Site
Chapel for Parish Church
Address
PO Box 506
36641 Fort Romie Road
Soledad, CA 93960
Phone
831-678-2586
Hours
Open daily 10am to 4pm
Closed 1st of January, Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas day
Website

San Antonio de Padua

Status
Retreat Center
Address
PO Box 803
Ft. Hunter-Liggert Reservation
Jolon, CA 93928
Phone
831-385-4478
Hours
Open daily 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas day and Easter
Website

San Buenaventura

Status
Parish Church
Address
211 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
Phone
805-643-4318
Hours
Mon – Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sat. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on major holidays.
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San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo

Status
Parish Church
Address
3080 Rio Road
Carmel, CA 93923
Phone
(831) 624-3600 (Gift Shop / mission)
(831) 624-1271 (Rectory)
Hours
Weekdays: 9:30am-4:30pm (remains open until 7:30 p.m. June 1 to Labor Day)
Weekends: 10:30am-4:30pm
Closed: Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Website

San Diego de Alcalá

Status
Parish Church
Address
10818 San Diego Mission Road
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone
Gift Shop / Visitor Center: 619-281-8449
Tours: 858-565-9077
Library and archives: 619-283-6338 (Mon. to Thurs. 12 – 2 p.m.), Parish Office: 619-283-7319
Hours
Open daily 9am-5pm.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Website

San Fernando Rey de España

Status
Parish Church
Address
15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd.
Mission Hills, CA 91345
Phone
818-361-0186
Hours
Open 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (gift shop closes at 5:00)
Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
Website

San Francisco de Solano

Status
California State Historical Park
Address
114 East Spain Street
(East Spain and 1st Street)
Sonoma, CA 95476
Phone
Mission Sonoma: 707-938-9560
Soldiers Barracks / Museum: 707-939-9420
Sonoma State Historic Park: 707-936-1519 or Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park: 707-762-4871. For School Tours: (707) 938-1519
Hours
Open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day
Website

San Franciso de Asís

Status
Chapel for Parish Church
Address
3321 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone
Mission/ Parish: (415) 621-8203
Hours
Open daily 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (4:30 from May 1 to Oct. 31)
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Years Day
Website

San Gabriel Arcángel

Status
Parish Church
Address
427 S. Junipero Serra Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91776
Phone
Mission / Gift Shop 626-457-3048
Rectory 626- 467-3035
Hours
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (gift shop closes at 5:00 p.m.)
Closed New Years Day, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Website

San José

Status
Mission Church
Address
43300 Mission Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94539
Phone
Mission: 510-657-1797
Hours
Open daily 10am to 5pm
Closed: New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day
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San Juan Bautista

Status
Parish Church
Address
406 Second Street
Old Mission San Juan Bautista
San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
Phone
Office: 831-623-2127
Gift Shop: 831-623-4528
Hours
Open Monday - Saturday 9:30am to 4:45pm
Open Sunday 10am to 5pm
Closed January 1, Christmas and Thanksgiving
Website

San Juan Capistrano

Status
Catholic Church
Historic Mission
Address
26801 Oretega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Phone
Mission: 949-234-1300
Basilica of San Juan Capistrano Parish Office: 949-234-1360
Hours
Open daily 8:30am-5pm
Closed Good Friday afternoon, Thanksgiving, and Christmas day
Website

San Luis Obispo

Status
Parish Church
Address
751 Palm Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone
805-543-6850 (Mission / Gift Shop)
805-781-8220 (Parish / Rectory)
Hours
Open daily 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. Daylight Savings Time)
Closed: Good Friday, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
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San Luis Rey de Francia

Status
Consecrated Roman Catholic Church Attached to the Franciscan Community/ Franciscan Friary /Retreat Center/Museum
Address
4050 Mission Avenue
San Luis Rey, CA 92068
Phone
Mission: 760-757-3651
Parish: 760-757-3250
Hours
Open daily 10:00am to 4:00pm
Closed 1st of January, Good Friday afternoon, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas day
Website

San Miguel de Arcángel

Status
Parish Church
Franciscan Monastery/Retreat Center
Address
775 Mission Street
San Miguel, CA 93451
Phone
Mission Gift Shop and Museum: 805-467-3256
Parish: 805-467-2131
Hours
Gift Shop and Museum Open Daily 9:30 to 4:30
Website

San Rafael Arcángel

Status
Chapel for Parish Church
Address
1104 5th Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone
Mission / gift shop: 415-456-3016
Parish office: 415-454-8141
Hours
Open daily 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter
Website

Santa Bárbara

Status
Parish Church
Franciscan Monastery/Retreat Center
Address
2201 Laguna Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone
Mission Gift Shop: 805-682-4149
Parish Office: 805-682-4713
Hours
Open Daily 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Easter
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Santa Clara de Asís

Status
Campus Church for Santa Clara University
Address
500 E. Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
Phone
Mission: 408-554-4023
Book Store: 408-554-4356
Hours
Open daily 8am to 6pm
Mission office open Monday-Friday 1pm to 5pm
Website

Santa Cruz

Status
Parish Church
Address
126 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone
831-426-5686
Hours
Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am to 4pm
Open Sunday 10am to 2pm
Note: The only original mission building is a restored Indian Adobe, operated as Santa Cruz Mission State Historical Park. This is about two blocks from the mission replica, on School Street, just off Mission Plaza. For information 831-429-1840 This is only open Thursday – Sunday.
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Santa Inés

Status
Parish Church
Address
1760 Mission Drive
Solvang, CA 93463
Phone
Old Mission Gift Shop: 805-688-4815
Parish: 805-688-4815
Hours
Open Daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday
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