Operating Hours & Seasons

Lighthouse visitors
The Old Point Loma Lighthouse has been welcoming visitors since 1855.

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Cabrillo National Monument is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please note the following facility closing times:



Assistant Keepers Quarters Exhibit 5:00 PM (Temporarily Closed)
Bayside Trail 4:00 PM
Bookstore 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday - Monday
Cabrillo and the Age of Exploration Exhibit 5:00 PM (Temporarily Closed)
Lighthouse 5:00 PM (Temporarily Closed)
Military History Exhibit 5:00 PM (Temporarily Closed)
Tidepools 4:30 PM
Entrance Station 5:00 PM
Visitor Information Station (Located outside the Bookstore) Staffed 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM


5:00 PM Park Closure

Please note: The main gate into Cabrillo National Monument closes at 5:00 PM, and all visitors must exit the park at 5:00 PM. Public access after 5pm and before 9am is not allowed. This includes walking, jogging, biking or any type of entry is not allowed.

Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us.

Last updated: September 7, 2020

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Mailing Address:

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, CA 92106


(619) 523-4285

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