Learn about the past with Old Town San Diego State Historic Park!

Do you like history? Have you always wanted to learn all about the past and the people who came before you? Well now, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park has some fun and interactive options for children to learn all about San Diego's past!

Visit our Digital Education Program page to find lessons about many different parts of our history, from 1800s transportation to blacksmithing and beyond.

If you are interested in being a Junior Ranger here at Old Town San Diego SHP, we have Junior Ranger Program booklets in the Robinson-Rose Visitor Center that you can fill out as you explore around the park!

Activities to do at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park!

If you are planning a visit to the park, we have some fun activities you can print out and bring with you.

Do you like to explore? Would you like to learn about Old Town San Diego's history while you do it? We've got good news for you! We have a Scavenger Hunt you can do around the park while you explore everything Old Town San Diego State Historic Park has to offer. Go to all the historic homes and museums in the park and find out interesting facts while you work to complete the questions.

If you are feeling more artistic, we also have a Coloring Page Booklet you can enjoy. Each page has interesting facts about the objects you get to color. See if you can match the drawings to things around the park!

Agents of Discovery

Discover and explore the exciting past of San Diego  with Agents of Discovery and Old Town San Diego State Historic Park!

Agents of Discovery is an augmented reality, geo-triggered app that gets you outside, active, and engaged in the world around you. Visit Old Town San Diego SHP's historic homes and learn about the cultural influences that make California special. Download the app and the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park Mission BEFORE heading out. The app does not require any data or WiFi to run once it’s been downloaded.You can find links to get the app via the Apple App Store and Google Play at https://agentsofdiscovery.com/special-partner-features/california-state-parks/