CA Missions


California Missions Field Trip Tour
Available year-round

The California Missions Field Trip Tour chronicles the history of the 21 outposts founded by missionaries along the El Camino Real, providing students with a comprehensive overview of the state’s transformation from a Spanish outpost to a thriving frontier on the verge of U.S. statehood.

Includes pre- and post-visit curriculum, 25-minute docent-led classroom presentation on the history of the Mission system and its impact on Native peoples, followed by completion of an activity sheet and a self-guided tour of “California Indians” and “California Missions.” Aligned with 4th grade History-Social Science and Common Core ELA.



$6.00 each*


$6.00 each*




Tuesday – Friday        

9:00 am – 3:00 pm      


By email request only


For questions or assistance, contact or (916) 654-1729.

*To receive discounted admission, reservations for a minimum of 30 paid participants are required and must be made a minimum of 7 days in advance. Groups with less than 30 participants subject to $180.00 flat rate. For details, visit Reservation Policies.