Villa Montezuma Museum

1925 K St.
San Diego, CA 92102- Map It
(619) 255-9367

AAA Editor Notes

Villa Montezuma Museum, 1925 K St. at 20th St., e. of the Gaslamp Quarter in the Sherman Heights Historic District, is a Queen Anne style “Painted Lady” built in 1887 for author and musician Jesse Shephard. The house features an onion dome, roof-top gargoyles, exotic exteriors, ornate interiors and art-glass windows. Guided tours are available.
Museum free; reservations are required. Walking tour $10.
Hours: Hours vary; phone ahead to confirm schedule. Guided tours of the exterior and neighborhood depart the first Sat. of the month at 10.