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"An absolute gem for anyone visiting Oceanside or touring the California Missions!" - Jenni, visitor, 2024.

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Must Sees at the Mission

If you have just an hour or two to spend here, be sure and plan time to tour the Historic Church and Mission Museum and Gift Shop


Day Trips To Dos

For a longer, self-guided experience, be sure to check out our audio tour of the grounds and special activities just for kids, all on our free King of the Mission App


Private and Guided Tours

Guided behind-the-scenes tours are filled most Saturdays and Sunday, and are filled with history and beauty. Join us for a 75-minute guided tour: book here.

Private Group tours are also available. Please contact us at least 4 weeks before you visit to schedule a private tour. You can also request a private tour with lunch included. Contact us here.

Explore the grounds

with our FREE

King of the Mission App!


Museum Hours: 10 am - 4 pm

Gift Shop Hours: 10 am - 5 pm

Coffee Shop Hours: 9 am - 3 pm (opens at 8 on Sunday)

Historic Church: Mon - Sat 8 am - 4 pm, Sun 7 am - 4 pm

Be Sure and Enjoy

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Picnic Area

Bring your own picnic and enjoy a meal in front of the  Historic Church

Coffee Shop

Overlooking the rose garden and historic pepper tree.

Gift Shop

Mementos to share your favorite Mission memories.

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Experience True Franciscan Hospitality at the King of the Missions


Let's Connect on Socials!  


Mission San Luis Rey

4050 Mission Ave

Oceanside, CA 92057

(760) 757-3651