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Explore Old Town San Diego!

Want to find out everything there is to know about Old Town San Diego State Historic Park? With the many different tour options available, you can see all there is to see and learn everything about San Diego's past whether you prefer to wander at your own pace or go on a more structured tour.

If you are interested in exploring at your own pace, visit our Self-Guided Tour page to enjoy Old Town San Diego SHP on your own.

If you would like a more thorough or specific type of tour, you can go to our Private Tour page to learn how your group can find the right kind of tour for you.

For schools and other institutions, we have our Digital Educational Program page, where you can find tours made to teach San Diego's early history in a fun and interesting way.

If you are more interested in seeing as much of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park as you can in the shortest time, we offer a free walking tour at 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. that starts at the Robinson-Rose Visitor Center and goes all around hte park. This tour is roughly an hour long and touches on lots of San Diego hisotry. The program has a maximum capacity of 25 people and it operates on a first-come, first-served basis. For groups of 8 or more, please call ahead to schedule a private tour.