Heritage Park Victorian Village


Location: Old Town (4 Miles North of Downtown San Diego)

Open Daily: 9AM – 5PM

Cost: Free

Features: Collection of Six Victorian-Style Homes and San Diego’s First Synagogue all in a Romantic Park Setting.

victorian-villageHeritage Park Victorian Village Highlights: The County of San Diego, along with the Save Our Heritage Organization, moved several historic Victorian Era homes and San Diego’s First Synagogue to nearly eight acres of parkland in Old Town. Tucked away in the southeast corner of Old Town, Heritage Park provides a tranquil romantic setting.

What to Expect

  • The surrounding Park encourages visitors to stroll around or enjoy a picnic while looking at the beautiful Victorian Architecture.
  • Synagogue at Heritage Park in the Victorian Village

  • Step into the Park Ranger’s office at the end of the Parking Lot and pick-up the Park Brochure and a Self-Guided Tour pamphlet. (The pamphlet is more descriptive than the Park Brochure so use that for all of your information. However, the brochure includes pictures to help you identify each home.) You will be able to enter some of the homes and the Synagogue.
  • Guided Tours take place at 11AM and 3PM and last about 30 – 45 minutes. A $2 donation is suggested for guided tours.
  • The Beth Israel Synagogue in Heritage Park is not an active Synagogue except for Special Events.

Home in the Victorian VillageVictorian Home Descriptions – See pictures and learn the history of the Victorian Homes and Jewish Synagogue.

Food – You will find many food options two blocks south of the Park. Many are on San Diego Avenue and include full service and fast-food Mexican, Italian, and general American fare. You will not find any national chains.

No Smoking is allowed in or around the Victorian Village.

Information on Visiting the Victorian Village in Heritage Park

Admission Prices / Heritage Park:

  • Parking is Free
  • Entrance to Heritage Park and Victorian Village

  • Entrance is Fee

Directions from Google Maps to 2454 Heritage Park Row in San Diego, CA 92110.

Parking – You will find a parking lot at the end of Harney Street, just past Heritage Park Row.

Traffic – It is relatively easy to reach Old Town since it is close to both the I-5 and I-8 freeways. Traffic on the I-5 is not bad in this area. You will have some heavy delays if you need to head east on I-8 during the evening rush hour. There will also be a slight delay if you need to head west on I-8 to the end of the freeway during the evening rush hour. (Learn how to get the latest traffic updates.)

Transit – Heritage Park is about 7 blocks southeast of the San Diego Trolley Station in Old Town. It is served by the Blue and Green trolley lines. You will walk through Old Town San Diego Historic State Park to reach the collection of Victorian Homes. The walk is slightly uphill most of the way. (See San Diego Transit Information for information on using the online Transit Planner that will plan your route to Old Town and to print out a Trolley Schedule.)

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