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The Gaslamp Museum At the Davis-Horton House


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until October 31, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE The Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, 410 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free - $20

The Davis-Horton House was built in 1850 by William Heath Davis in what he named “New Town,” it is now the oldest building in downtown San Diego.

Self-guided and audio tours bring to life the different eras of the House; from Pre-Civil War military officer barracks, a county hospital, the only surviving home of Alonzo Horton, a boarding house that housed a German spy during World War One, to a family home. The period rooms of the House allow visitors to step back in time to explore.

Guided tours of the Gaslamp Quarter are offered Thursdays at 1 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m., and a Ghost tour explores the area and House Friday’s at 5 p.m.

History Talks! monthly lecture series explores topics of San Diego and the Davis-Horton House’s History.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. / Sunday’s Noon -3:30 p.m.

Admission: 0-$20

For more information, visit or call 619-233-4692.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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