Mission San Fernando Rey de España

15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd.
Mission Hills, CA 91345- Map It
(818) 361-0186

AAA Editor Notes

Mission San Fernando Rey de España, midway between I-5 and I-405 at 15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd., was founded Sept. 8, 1797. Restored structures include the church, monastery, majordomo's house, workrooms and living quarters around the quadrangle. The old gardens, now Brand Park, have flowers and shrubs from the other 20 missions. A carillon rings hourly 9-5. An Archival Center preserves and interprets historic documents and records of California's Catholic heritage. A Native American crafts room is featured. A museum theater offers three presentations illustrating the history of the missions, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the life of Father Junípero Serra. Comedian Bob Hope is buried on the grounds.
$5; $3 (ages 7-15 and 65+).
Hours: Mission and museum open daily 9-4:30. Last admission 45 minutes before closing. Archival Museum Center open Mon. and Thurs. 1-3. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.