Field Trips and Group Tours
Note: No group, school, organization, and professional tours are available at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Furthermore, due to pandemic and the financial impact on our establishment, we do not yet have a date for a reopening for groups. Updates will be provided here.
School Field Trips (CLOSED):
The Mission and the State Historic Park are administered separately and reservations between the two are not automatic.
It is advised that you first call Reserve California at 1.866.240.4655 or visit www.reservecalifornia.com to make a reservation to tour the San Juan Bautista State Historic Park, Call 831-623-7609 to book your School Field Trip Reservation for Mission San Juan Bautista.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FIELD TRIP GUIDELINES BELOW:
Shopping at the Gift Shop is allowed at your discretion. CHAPERONES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE STUDENTS. (Chaperone Information)
Your admission is purchased online when you make your reservation. Purchases made in the Gift Shop are very important to the Mission. We do not receive any financial aid from any state or federal funds. We rely solely on the generosity of our visitors for the upkeep and restoration of this historic treasure.
BEFORE STUDENTS ARE ALLOWED TO VISIT, it is required that your class report to the gift shop to check in 15 minutes prior to your reservation. Your reservation has been prepaid online, please bring your proof of online purchase. The cost is $75.00 per class, which includes teachers, students and chaperones.
STUDENTS MAY NOT BRING BACKPACKS, drinks, or food onto the Mission grounds. Teachers and chaperones may carry their educational supplies (no food or drink) as needed.
STUDENTS MUST STAY WITH THEIR CHAPERONE AT ALL TIMES. The PDF of chaperone guidelines are available by clicking here.
THE MISSION IS A PLACE OF WORSHIP. There are times when the Church may be closed for services. The rest of the Mission grounds including the museum are open during services.
THE ADMISSION IS $75.00 PER CLASS for a self-guided tour (On occasion a docent may be available to answer questions or guide a tour upon request.) Reservations and payment may be made online prior to your visit. We also accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover.
PLEASE NOTE: Purchase orders are not accepted.
Bus parking is located at the corner of 2nd and San Jose Streets in the lot adjacent to the Mission parking lot. The entrance and exit for buses are located on 2nd Street. Please share this information with your bus drivers as it is no longer permitted that buses park on the city streets. Please follow your busing parking instructions.
Thank you for your cooperation. We do hope that your visit to the Mission will be a wonderful learning experience for your students.