Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Currently and until further notice, Behind-the-Scenes tours will be limited to 15 guests.

Please call (760) 757-3651 x170 or email if you have any additional questions.

4th grade mission front

The Behind-the-Scenes tours at Mission San Luis Rey are filled with history and beauty. Join us for a 75-minute walk through the mission grounds, led by our trained docents who are both entertaining and knowledgeable. Learn about the history of Spanish America, California and Mission San Luis Rey while you enjoy beauty of our gardens and grounds, which are normally restricted. 

Cost:  Adults - $12 per person
          Youth under 18, Seniors, and Active Military - $10 per person 

Advanced registration is required. 

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour to check in. We recommend comfortable shoes, and during sunny weather, bottled water, a hat, and sunscreen.


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