Barona Cultural Center & Museum is dedicated to the interpretation of the Barona Band of Mission Indians history and larger Kumeyaay culture. The Museum's collection represents thousands of years of history - some objects dating as far back as 10,000 years - and demonstrates the artistry and skill of the hemisphere’s first inhabitants.
Important information! Barona Museum admission is always free! All kids receive a gift for visiting during the month of October! Play a game of "pshok" with us and win a prize!
Visit our Native Plant Garden, seed library, our student-curated exhibition Peyii 'Enyeway 'Esekaayches (We Are Still Here), and our brand new Creation Story Theater! Watch our short film on our origin story and learn our way of knowing! We can't wait to share it with you--advance reservations may be required.
Offer valid October 1 -31, 2022. Kids must be 12 and under. Restrictions apply. Kids Free San Diego offers vary by participating partner. See partner for details. Mention Kids Free at the Front Desk to redeem your offer.
Take Hwy 8 or 52 to 67 north. Exit Mapleview. Left on Ashwood. Continue thru 4-way stop. Ashwood becomes Wildcat Canyon Road. Drive about 6 miles to the beautiful Barona Valley. Continue straight on Wildcat Canyon Road which becomes Barona Road. The Museum is located one mile past the Casino on the left hand side, after the big dip in the road. Don't use GPS--it doesn't work!
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