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Please pardon our dust!


We are excited to open a new exhibition in August—a film sharing our Creation Story—but in the meantime, we will have periods of construction that may impact your visit.


Please call us for more information:  (619) 443-7003


Visiting the Museum

The Museum is located at 1095 Barona Road on the Barona Band of Mission Indians' Reservation.  Admission to the Museum is free.  


We are open Thursday and Friday, from Noon to 5:00 PM, and Saturday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please call to schedule tours and research appointments: (619) 443-7003 x219



  • Take Highway 8 from San Diego going east to Highway 67.

  • Turn right onto Mapleview, left on Ashwood.

  • Continue through the 4-way stop as Ashwood turns into Wildcat Canyon Road.

  • Proceed six miles to the majestic Barona Valley.

  • PASS THE ENTRY TO THE CASINO and continue another mile towards the Barona Community Center (look for the tennis courts).

  • The Museum is on the left, located within the Barona Community Center.

Museums For All

Although entrance to the Museum is always free, we are a proud participant in Museums For All.  

  • Present your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or CalFresh) card, or Women, Infants & Children (WIC) card and your photo ID at the Museum Store to receive 20% off educational merchandise.
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