Founded in 1798, Old Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, known as the “King of the Missions,” is a National Historic Landmark.
The largest of all the 21 California missions, Old Mission San Luis Rey is home to a community of Franciscan Friars and is open daily to the public in the Franciscan tradition of heritage and hospitality. Facilities include: a Retreat Center with day and overnight programs for spiritual renewal and multi-function meeting spaces; a Cemetery open to all people; Mission Gift Shop; Historic Church; and interpretive Museum.
Old Mission San Luis Rey
4050 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92057-6402
P: (760) 757-3651
|Sunday||10:00 am||5:00 pm|
|Monday||9:30 am||5:00 pm|
|Tuesday||9:30 am||5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||9:30 am||5:00 pm|
|Thursday||9:30 am||5:00 pm|
|Friday||9:30 am||5:00 pm|
|Saturday||10:00 am||5:00 pm|
Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Call for information:
- Cemetery (760) 231-8445 x133 or x139
- Museum/Tours (760) 757-3651 x170
- Retreat Center (760) 757-3659
If you are interested in Mission San Luis Rey Parish mass times, weddings and baptisms please visit links below: