This classic 1905 Arts and Crafts style museum home was built for noted civic leader and merchant, George W. Marston and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Designed by renowned local architects William Hebbard and Irving Gill, it sits on five acres of landscaped English and California influenced gardens. It is furnished with original furniture and decorative arts from the early American Arts and Crafts period including exquisite pottery and Native American basket collections.
The museum is located on 3525 Seventh Ave., San Diego, CA 9210, inside Balboa Park.
Directions to Balboa Park:
Southbound from I-5 - Take the 10th Avenue Exit off I-5. Turn left on "A" Street and left again on Park Blvd. Follow the signs to Balboa Park.
Northbound from I-5 - Take the B Street/Pershing exit off I-5 to Pershing Street. Take Pershing and then left on Florida Dr. Turn left on Zoo Place to Park Blvd. Left on Park Blvd.
Southbound from Hwy 163 - Take the Park Blvd. exit off Hwy 163. Turn left on Park Blvd. Follow the signs to Balboa Park.
Tips & Suggestions
The Balboa Park Visitors Center, located in the National Historic Landmark House of Hospitality building, is your primary resource for information about the Park. To help Balboa Park guests decide how to spend their time in the Park, Visitors Center volunteers offer brochures, maps, audio tours and information about museum exhibits, special events, Park recreational activities, free Park guided tours, the gardens, transportation, dining options and more.
Fri. - Sun., Guided tours on the hour - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Contact: (619) 298-3142