Plan Your Visit

La Purisima Mission State Historic Park is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., seven days a week except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

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Free guided tours are conducted every day except during Special Events or Living History Days.  The tour begins at the Visitor Center at 1:00 p.m., and generally lasts 60 to 90 minutes. This map depicts the facility and general accessibility accommodations.

Self-guided tour maps are available for $1 at the entrance station, visitor center and the mission gift shop.

Visitor Center

The visitor center is a great place to begin your adventure into the past with a touch table, stunning exhibits and movie station depicting the layers of history found at La Purisima Mission State Historic Park.

Open Tuesday - Sunday  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. / Mondays 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


School Tours

Guided tours are available for schools and groups of 10 or more with at least a two-week advance reservation.

School groups, kindergarten through twelfth grade, are not charged an entrance fee when advance reservations have been made. Details are available on the Teachers page.


Entry fee:

  • Private Vehicles - $6.00 / Seniors (63 and over) - $5.00
  • Buses - (10 to 24 Passengers) - $50.00
  • Buses - (25 or more Passengers) - $100.00