Lighthouse Will Be Closed for Seismic Retrofit April 7 through May 16
The Lighthouse is undergoing a Seismic retrofit and will be closed from April 7 - May 16. Visitors can still access the Assistant Keepers Quarters exhibit from the south door, Lighthouse Comfort Station, and Kelp Forest Overlook. Call 619-557-5450.
Visitor Center Scheduled to be Closed May 19 through June 16
The Visitor Center will be undergoing a Seismic Retrofit and will be closed. Visitors will still be able to access the Auditorium, Ballast View and the East Patio. These dates are subject to change. Please call 619 557-5450 for updated information
National Parks Week
Come Join us during National Parks Week April 19-27. You can see the schedule here. More »
Download the Artist In Residence (AIR)Flyer
Open AIR Application: April 2014 (see information below)Deadline for Artist-in-Residence is April 30th 2014, 5:00pm PST
Application should include
-Statement of Intent
-Portfolio of work
Applications can be sent either electronically to:
Cabrillo National Monument
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr.
San Diego Ca 92106
or in person:
Drop off at the Cabrillo Visitor Center
Applications to be reviewed by committee early May. Interviews conducted end of May early June. Selection made by July 2014
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Old Point Loma Lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument was only in service for 36 years? Due to its hilltop location, the light was frequently obscured by low clouds and fog, forcing construction of a new lighthouse closer to the water.