Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Currently and until further notice, Behind-the-Scenes tours will be limited to 10 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 is $12 per adult with Youth under 18, Seniors, and Active Military at $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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