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Address: 4002 Wallace St, San Diego, CA 92110-2743
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An introduction to the 'Old Town'

One of a collection of historic buildings that make up the 'Old Town' the museum is worthy of a visit to get a feeling for the history. During our visit there was a young lady in... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017
Escape-overseas
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

One of a collection of historic buildings that make up the 'Old Town' the museum is worthy of a visit to get a feeling for the history. During our visit there was a young lady in costume sewing in the 'parlour'. Entrance is free.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This attraction isn't open often apparently, according to the woman running the walking tour. Luckily one of the attendees was doing a project on the McCoys and we were shown it. Quite a small and interesting museum. Has some restored rooms set up as they would have been. There is information about the natives and how the land was divided,... More 

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Saskatoon,SK Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The only thing I found interesting here was a large diarama of what Old Town use to look like. There was a helpful tourist info person who gave us directions and a map to the Mormon Batalion. We were in and out of here in 5 minutes. This is just one of many old and interesting buildings in Old Town,... More 

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Maumelle, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

Just an introduction to Old Town. A pleasant enough stop and bathrooms. Lots of photos and narcotic about the history of the town.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

This is not an original building, but the rebuilt home of James McCoy, a 19th century San Diego politician. It provides an interesting, concise history of the area that includes the Native people and Californios who contributed much to that history and the making of modern San Diego. I recommend it as the starting point for your tour of Old... More 

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