Educational Video Collection

We hope these special videos of the Mission help bring history alive for your students learning at home. To learn even more about the Mission, use our audio tour and map.

During the pandemic, we hope these video tours bring you entertainment, education, and amusement to your home. Please return to this page frequently for new videos.

Native American Storytelling and Basketweaving Video in honor of Native American Heritage Month
Mission Bell Ringing and Native American Singing Video in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020
Video Tour with Education Director Preview
360 Degree View Video Series
A Bird’s Eye Tour of Mission San Juan Capistrano
Moment with a Docent: The Catalonian Furnaces of the 18th Century
Walk Through the Mission For Students


Native American Storytelling and Basketweaving Video in honor of Native American Heritage Month

In honor of the local Acjachemen people and people of all native communities, the Mission is proud to share a special preview of our new education video series: In Our Voice: Native American Storytelling. This video series is presented by Jacque Tahuka Nunez, Native American Educator and member of the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation. To book the full Native American Storytelling Video Series visit https://www.missionsjc.com/teachers-kids/field-trips/book/.


Mission Bell Ringing and Native American Singing Video in honor of Indigenous People’s Day 2020

In celebration of the history and culture of the local Acjachemen people and all native people, the Mission is proud to share a special preview of our new education video: Mission Bell Ringing and Native American Singing on our website and social media outlets. This video features members of the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation and the full version is complimentary with the booking of any Mission education program.


Video Tour with Mission Education Director Preview

Take a sneak peak preview of our new Video Tour, part of our larger offerings of live and pre-recorded distance learning programs. Virtually explore the Mission at your own pace. Each video segment highlights a different aspect of Mission history in 12 short, succinct clips. To book the full Video Tour Series visit https://www.missionsjc.com/teachers-kids/field-trips/book/.


360 Degree View Video Series

Mission San Juan Capistrano is thrilled to debut our new 360 Degree View Videos series, recorded at the Mission’s most iconic locations! These videos recorded views around the Mission in every direction at the same time, letting you look anywhere you would like for a full immersive experience. They can be viewed on a computer, mobile device or VR headset. To book the full 360 Degree Video Series as a distance learning program visit https://www.missionsjc.com/teachers-kids/field-trips/book/.

360 Immersive Video Central Courtyard view of the South Wing Building

360 Immersive Video Ruins of the Great Stone Church View from Center


A Bird’s Eye Tour of Mission San Juan Capistrano



Moment with a Docent: The Catalonian Furnaces of the 18th Century


Explore how metal was made at Mission San Juan Capistrano during the Mission Period.


Walk Through the Mission For Students


Use this video to explore the Mission grounds. To learn more about what you see in this video use the audio tour and map (found in the section below). Use the letters and numbers listed in the video to help you find the location stops.


Live Sunset Stroll Through Mission Gardens