Onsite Crafts & Activities

All tours and activities are subject to change due to COVID-19 conditions.

In Tribute Bell Ringing for Saint Junípero Serra
Daily • 9:00 a.m.

Mission Clubhouse: A Place for Inspired Learning
Daily • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Koi Fish Feeding
Daily • 12:45 p.m.
$1.00 per person, FREE for members

Native American Basket Weaving
Wednesdays (2nd Saturday of each month) • 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

“Follow the Swallow” Sticker Tour
“Follow the Swallow” around the Mission and look for items important to its history. As you find each item, add the correct sticker to the sheet. After you find all items, show your completed sticker sheet to a staff member at the Mission Store to redeem your “Follow the Swallow” prize. The new sticker tour is available for purchase onsite for only $3.99

Reserved Picnics
By reservation only at (949) 234-1300


Multi-Language Audio Tour
Our self-guided audio tour features music, history and storytelling about California history and uncovers the “Jewel of the Missions”. The audio tour grants the listener the unique opportunity to experience history first hand, learn new things about Mission San Juan Capistrano never before heard and see the Jewel up close and personal.
Available in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian


VIP Small Group Tour
Never before offered, book a private tour experience to visit Mission San Juan Capistrano with your household group! Our VIP tours allow small groups of either up to 4, or up to 8, to book a private tour experience to explore the Mission grounds. Go into the wine vat! Visit the private Sacristy of the Ruins! Touch the historic Mission bells!

Please call our bookings department at (949) 234-1306 or email myan@missionsjc.com to make a reservation now


Mission San Juan Capistrano “En Plein Air” Exhibit
Open Daily • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Legacy of Saint Serra Exhibit
Open Daily • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mission Treasures: Historical Collection Revealed Exhibit
Open Daily • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Native American Museum & Interpretive Room
Open Daily • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Padres Quarters/South Wing Building
Open Daily • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Plein Air Art Reproductions from the Collection of the Irvine Museum
Open Daily • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Some rooms may be closed, or have staggered attendance to ensure safety for all. Thank you for respecting our efforts to keep you safe!