Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House Davis-Horton House

410 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 - United States





The Gaslamp Museum is located inside the oldest surviving structure in the historic Gaslamp Quarter district in downtown San Diego - the Davis-Horton House. At 171 years old, the house has many stories to tell. It was once used as a boarding house, a military barracks, a county hospital and even has some espionage and Prohibition history. It is also the last home standing in which New San Diego Founding Father Alonzo Horton once lived. Each room is decorated to reflect a certain time period of which the house was used. Come take a self-guided tour and get a glimpse into early life in downtown San Diego.


Our current exhibit is online- William Heath Davis and the Founding of New Town San Diego.

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