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Mormon Battalion Historic Site

2510 Juan St, San Diego, CA 92110-2806
+1 619-298-3317
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Superb museum!

This FREE museum needs to be on everyone's must-see list. Innovative (at least to me) interactive... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TrudiC44
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Beautiful Historic Museum and Wonderful Staff

I truly enjoyed the quickie tour. And what I mean by quickie is because we didin't sign up to take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
91GrownYoungWoman
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2510 Juan St, San Diego, CA 92110-2806
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+1 619-298-3317
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This FREE museum needs to be on everyone's must-see list. Innovative (at least to me) interactive exhibits grab and hold your attention. The story they tell is fascinating, and gives everyone a better understanding of how San Diego came to be, as well as the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I truly enjoyed the quickie tour. And what I mean by quickie is because we didin't sign up to take the 40 min. tour due to a tight schedule we were in. But I learned the most important points our guides was telling us of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the hour long tour of the importance of the Mormon Battalion to the early days of San Diego. Very interesting with interactive activities for children,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I kind of vaguely knew this story but it was fun to have it refreshed in my memory, not to mention hearing specific stories of real people.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good free family activity. Well done tour, however tour guides (female missionaries) lacked enthusiasm. Tour took about 40 minutes. Cool temperature indoors. Friendly older staff. No pressure about religion. Would recommend this site when touring historical areas. Off main square about 1 block.

Thank RaNae W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to Old Town, we decided to check out the Mormon Battalion Site, and were glad we did. This is a very well done, clean, engaging exhibit. And let me stop here and tell you that NO, they do not push their religion...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A decent stop in Old Town San Diego. Especially good with kids. Cool technology as the actors interface with flatscreen panel displays. Altogether it's about a 45 minute stop. Historical and somewhat religious, but certainly interesting for anybody curious about history. The free picture at...More

1  Thank Bradley B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You do not have to be of the Mormon faith to visit here. They tell the story of the Mormon battalion (from their Point of view) in a very creative way - with videos, interactive settings and you get to pan for gold and pump...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though I've been to Old Town several times, I have never ventured in to the Mormon Battalion Site. This past weekend we went in for a visit, they must have known we were not Mormon but treated us very kindly. The tour is well...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is something I never imagined existed. Fascinating history and you learn alot about San Diego and how it was settled.

Thank Bellancaboy
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marcicarlson45
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Response from lxjuarez | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but please give them a call. Here is their number. 619 298 3317
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