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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.

Exterior photo of The Gaslamp Museum At the Davis-Horton ...

Above: Exterior photo of The Gaslamp Museum At the Davis-Horton House. Courtesy of The Gaslamp Foundation


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