Junipero Serra Museum

San Diego



Located in Presidio Park the Junípero Serra Museum is an ideal setting for a stunning and unique wedding celebration. The gorgeous mission-style building was constructed in 1929 as museum, not a mission, and is located above San Diego’s historic Old Town. Centrally located, the museum boasts spectacular city and ocean views that you and your guests will enjoy. The rustic outdoor terrace and the intimate interior gallery create the perfect historical atmosphere for your wedding celebration. Your photographer will fall in love with the venue ad it’s beautiful surroundings, guaranteeing that you will have stunning formal portraits. Declare your love in a romantic ceremony in the interior gallery and share your first kiss on a balcony above your guests for all to see. Or pledge your love in a magical outdoor ceremony out on the grounds. The festivities continue on the outdoor terrace with dinner and dancing under the sky accented by whimsical market lights. The dedicated event coordinator and venue manager is happy to assist you with planning the details of your special day.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, Park/Garden, City/Skyline View, Vintage/Rustic


Indoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 140 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 140 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 9:00AM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $4,000 to $4,500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 8 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $300/hr. Please inquire with the venue regarding a 4-hour rental fee package and the fees available.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Junipero Serra Museum is estimated at between $10,646 and $21,032 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Large parking lot
Cleaning fee included

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM
Additional outdoor lighting is suggested
No open flame inside the museum