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There are many ways you can help support Orange County’s only mission. Your tax-deductible donation to Mission San Juan Capistrano provides funds for the preservation of this historic landmark and museum. Participate in our Annual Appeal by making a one-time donation or donate to a specific cause such as the Painting Collection Conservation or Serra Chapel Conservation. Your gift may be made “In Memory Of” or “In Honor Of”.


Help preserve historic Mission San Juan Capistrano by making a one-time donation to our Stay Open/Greatest Need Campaign or to a specific causes such as Preservation, Adopt-A-Class, Museum Collection Conservation or Museum Development.

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Become a Member

100% of your support directly funds on-going preservation and conservation of this Mission. Members receive unlimited visits, invitations to special events and a 10% discount at the Mission Store. Join our 10,000 Members!


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Consider the Mission in your estate planning with a future gift through a bequest, life insurance, trust arrangement, retirement funds or make an outright direct gift to the Mission. Help sustain the relevance and vibrancy of this Mission.


Shop the Mission Store

Net proceeds from purchases at the Mission Store help protect the religious and historic significance of Mission San Juan Capistrano and further educational programs, exhibits and preservation efforts. The Mission Store promotes local, national and international artisans.


Annual Appeal

BY SUPPORTING THE MISSION, YOU BECOME AN ESSENTIAL PART OF HISTORY. Each year, we rely on gifts from donors and friends to provide support to ensure the ongoing preservation of California Landmark #200 and allow us to continue to be a site of inspiration, education, preservation and celebration for all. Help keep the spirit of the Mission alive.

THE MISSION NEEDS YOUR HELP Mission San Juan Capistrano has been affected by the increase in gas prices and the closure of the train system which has decreased the amount of field trips we are able to host. Give to our Greatest Need campaign and help us retain our operating hours, retain our staff, cover operations, and continue to inspire the next generation through education initiatives and public programming.

HELP US PROTECT OUR LANDMARK. Your donation of any amount today goes toward keeping Mission San Juan Capistrano open and allows us to hold such events as Capistrano Lights and so much more.

Make a gift to the 2022 Annual Appeal by giving a one-time gift and preserve California Landmark #200 for future generations. A gift in any amount will make a difference. One hundred percent of your gift goes to its intended purpose. Your gift may be made “In Memory Of” or “In Honor Of”.


Ralphs Rewards

Ralphs is giving up to $2,500,000 to non-profit organizations this year. Help Historic Mission San Juan Capistrano earn their share!

Every time you shop for groceries and swipe your card, the Mission will automatically start earning!

Simply register your Ralphs Rewards Card online at Once it is registered go to Community Contributions and choose Mission San Juan Capistrano (NPO # 90828).

Don’t have a Ralphs card? Go to your local Ralphs Customer Service counter and apply for your free Rewards Card or apply online. If applying in store, please bring the scan bar provided by Mission staff to your local Ralphs.

For assistance in applying for the program, contact Darlynn Kitcher, Administrative Manager at (949) 234-1308 or by emailing


Amazon Smile

You Shop. Amazon Gives.

While you stay safe at home and shop for your needs, shop AmazonSmile to support Mission San Juan Capistrano every time you shop with Amazon. Amazon Smile is the same Amazon that you know, separate website, same products, same prices, same service, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the price of eligible purchases by selecting Mission San Juan Capistrano Foundation as your charity of choice.

Bookmark this link and support Mission San Juan Capistrano, California Landmark #200 every time you shop.

For questions, contact Darlynn Kitcher, Administrative Manager at (949) 234-1308 or by emailing

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Museum Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 9AM - 5PM

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.
Closed for Annual Gala on September 13, 2024.
Closed early on Good Friday.
Hours subject to change


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San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
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