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Mormon Battalion Historic Site

2510 Juan St, San Diego, CA 92110-2806
+1 619-298-3317
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‘Excellent’ or ‘Poor’ will depend on your perspective and expectations

I’m often intrigued to see how one person can rate something “excellent” and another “poor,” and in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JMinNC
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Durham, North Carolina
Was blown away!

What a fantastic production put on here! Was truly blown away with the historical aspect of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donald H
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Reno, Nevada, United States
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2510 Juan St, San Diego, CA 92110-2806
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"pan for gold"
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"panning for gold"
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"old town"
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"interactive tour"
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"from room to room"
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"sister missionaries"
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"free photo"
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"american war"
in 13 reviews
"multimedia presentation"
in 12 reviews
"california history"
in 15 reviews
"interesting history"
in 19 reviews
"history lesson"
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"great for kids"
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Reviewed yesterday

I’m often intrigued to see how one person can rate something “excellent” and another “poor,” and in this case, I can see both sides. The tour indeed presents material that may be folkloric as well as historic, and the Mormons are, understandably, presented in a...More

Thank JMinNC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic production put on here! Was truly blown away with the historical aspect of the march to San Diego by this group! The sisters of the Mormon church do a wonderful job as guides! I highly recommend this if you are in Old...More

Thank Donald H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some good history of the Mormon Church and the Mormon Battalion's contributions to building the Santa Fe Trail and the city of San Diego. Well-produced guided tour.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went with my family. My brother is not a member of the church. Everyone, enjoyed the place, the stories, and the way that is set-up. It is very fun to listen how this brave people crossed the USA and all the sacrifices that they...More

1  Thank Giovanna M
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I was expecting a standard museum when I visited but it's muich more imaginative and original than that. (and free too) Once a small group had gathered, a guide (dressed in 19th century clothing, took us to sit opposite what appeared to be a gallery...More

1  Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

A very well set narrative of the Mormon Battalion and their march across the US to fight in the Mexican-American war. The about 40 min guided tour takes us through the different stages of the journey. The exhibits are beautifully done and captivating, and made...More

1  Thank ashingeorge
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This was unexpectedly fun! The history was presented in such an engaging and entertaining way. Our little kids loved it!

1  Thank Sierra F
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Well done and informative on what the early Mormons went through going to California. Great for families or individuals. Staff will be VERY helpful!

1  Thank Matty_037
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I've lived in San Diego all my life and visited Old Town a hundred times but never took the time to visit this museum. I'm not sure what my expectations were but I was very impressed by the displays and the attention to detail, and...More

2  Thank sdg119
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Right in the Old Town area this attraction was well worth the visit. Free admission to a video presentation that puts the guest in a series of diorama settings as you move along the journey of the earliest Mormon pioneers moving west. Interesting to see...More

2  Thank NFca
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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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