Tour the Presidio Chapel
Located at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park, the Presidio Chapel was reconstructed on the grounds of the original chapel.
Tour El Cuartel
Built in 1788, El Cuartel is the second oldest surviving building in California and one two remaining original buildings at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara SHP.
The History of Jimmy's Oriental Gardens
Located inside the Pickle Room, explore our latest exhibit, celebrating the history of the Chung Family and their restaurant, Jimmy's Oriental Gardens.
SBTHP's Nihonmachi Exhibit
Learn about the Presidio Neighborhood's Nihonmachi (Japantown) in Santa Barbara by exploring this exhibit currently on display in the Canedo Adobe at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara SHP.
SBTHP's Memorias y Facturas Exhibit
Based on the book Documenting Everyday Life in Early Spanish California, "Memorias y Facturas" offers a glimpse into life at the Santa Barbara Presidio between 1781 and 1810. Featuring transcriptions and translations of fifty-two memorias (requisitions) andfacturas (invoices) for goods delivered to the Presidio, along with artifacts found on site, "Memorias y Facturas" helps imagine life on the fringes of the Spanish Empire.