Marston House

Marston House in Balboa Park #balboapark #sandiego #marstonhouse www.sandiegoisawesome.com

If architecture or the Arts and Crafts movement are your thing, a tour of one of San Diego’s older homes is your best bet.

Price:
General Admission House Guided Tour

  • $10 Adults
  • $9 Military (Active Duty)
  • $7 Seniors (65+) and Students
  • $4 Children (6-12)
  • Free for Children Under 6

Hours:
Friday-Monday 10am-4pm

House tours start every half-hour.
Last Tour of the Day: 3:30pm

Store:
Yes

Café:
No

Website:
www.sohosandiego.org/main/marston2

Phone:
1-619-297-9327

Address:
3525 Seventh Avenue, San Diego CA 92101


Detailed Description:

The Marston House is one of California’s best examples of the famous Arts and Crafts movement. It was built in 1905 for one of San Diego’s prominent citizens, George W. Marston, and his wife, Anna. It was designed by internationally known architects, William Sterling Hebbard and Irving Gill. It’s a 8,500 square-foot home with six-bedrooms, seven-baths and 5 acres of lawns and gardens. It became a museum in 1987 when the Marston family gave it to the City of San Diego and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It’s maintained by Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO).

See rare Irving Gill furniture on display within the Marston House. Gill is one of San Diego’s best known modernist architects. (Remember, he was the architect that built the Marston House.).

Special Exhibits:
None

Special Events:
Museum Events for General Public

Tours:
House Tours
Included in general admission. Start every half hour, 40-45 minutes long. Last tour of the day starts at 3:30pm.

 


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*Hours, prices, etc all subject to change. Check the location’s website to confirm.