Hands-on Learning and Family Fun

Fun Things to Do at the Mission

1) Take the audio tour

2) Visit the Mission Clubhouse

3) Try the Commemorative Penny Press

4) See where the Padres and soldiers lived

5) Learn how the Acjachemen make baskets

6) Explore the beautiful gardens and experience the curiosity carts

7) Pan for gold, make Adobe bricks or craft your own arrowhead necklace

8) View the koi fish in the fountains

9) Visit the Mission Treasures Exhibit

10) “Follow the Swallow” around the Mission with our new sticker tour


Hands-On Learning

We want to provide teachers and kids with an authentic place for inspired learning about California history. Learn more about the 21 California Missions with our backpack resource program featuring educational, learning materials available for on-site check out. Visit the Mission Clubhouse featuring hands-on activities such as life size basket weaving, spin the wheel of Mission jobs, build a roman arch and word play!