Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Currently and until further notice, Behind-the-Scenes tours will be given to members of the same household only.

Please call (760) 757-3651 x170 or email to make a reservation.

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: $12 per person.
Advanced registration is necessary. 

At this time, private Behind-the-Scenes tours are for Members of the same household only 

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.

Register by calling (760) 757-361 x170 or email .

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