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Mission San Luis Rey Museum Admission provided by Mission San Luis Rey

Mission San Luis Rey Museum Admission

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2–3 hours
  • Self-guided tour
  • Entry/Admission - Mission San Luis Rey
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Some of the sites have uneven surfaces, which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using wheelchairs
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
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MominOC wrote a review Sep 2020
Orange County, California4,051 contributions324 helpful votes
we walked through about 7 rooms and read about the history. At the end there is a nicely done video. Gift shop is stocked well with nice mementos at various price ranges. Cemetery is a peaceful end to the visit to this Mission.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Mona619714 wrote a review Aug 2020
San Diego, California2 contributions
we got caught in the covid 19 closing and had delay our visit to the museum. we had a wonderful visit during their brief reopening. they are now closed awaiting permission. very informative exhibits.
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Date of experience: June 2020
Gardengel-IoW wrote a review Mar 2020
Crawley, United Kingdom566 contributions263 helpful votes
It had a little cafe! More of that in a mo. Nice Mission, and we saw 15/21 this trip, Good museum with good lighting, some of them have been so dark. Largish church, quite simple . Good restored buildings a lot of which are now used as a retreat, which did restrict access to
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Date of experience: February 2020
Fietsen1 wrote a review Mar 2020
Texas430 contributions71 helpful votes
I used to live in San Antonio, Texas where we have several missions. This is the first mission that I've ever been to in California and I would have to say that I was very impressed. First of all, it is very easy to get to and there is plenty of parking. The people who work the
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Patti W wrote a review Feb 2020
Renton, Washington681 contributions80 helpful votes
This is one of many missions I have toured in CA, however this one because of its size, landscaping and well maintained exterior walls was especially stunning on a sunny day with blue sky as the backdrop to white stucco walls. The interior is unique in that the dome once was lit
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Date of experience: February 2020
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A serene visit
Lots of interesting history in an amazingly serene atmosphere, very peaceful. Enjoyed the history and the gorgeous
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Rainy day visit
Nice old mission in the area. Still used as a church so there were people inside praying and doing their candle thi
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Slice of authentic history
We visited mid-afternoon on a Sunday. There's a nice museum chronicaling the presence and lives of the Indians and
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King of the Missions
While not the first, it is the only one to boast President Lincoln’s involvement in giving the mission back to the
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Get a Sense of History and Tranquility
The chapel is lovely with Gregorian chants in the background and the mission museum gives a real sense of who was h
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Too noisy; not enough spirituality
Planned a tour and attend Mass afterward. My sons (30 and 28 chronilogically) have a GREAT love for the Lord, as d
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Historical site.
This place is amazing. Southern California history lessons stressing how priests from Spain, along with local Spani
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Dramatically beautiful Mission a must visit in Oceanside
San Diego's Spanish heritage is nowhere more firmly rooted than in its dramatically beautiful missions. It was here
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Historical Mission of the famous 21 Missions of Junipero Sera
This a a beautiful mission, formed in 1798. Much of it had been destroyed in the 19th Century but it has since bee
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Christmas Mass
Went to Christmas mass. Very enjoyable! Kids processed to manger in church and left flowers as gifts,full band orch
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Good family activity
We visited the mission as a family and we really enjoyed it. It's lovely to experience an older church and mission.
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Highly recommended
Well worth a visit, very informative, amazing site and a wonderful little gift shop also. We did the walk through b
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Mission San Luis Rey
Free parking and you may enter the chapel for free. To tour the museum is $7 and worth it as it’s very informative
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The Church is the one that go to mass and visits
Every time we go to Carlsbad, The Mission San Luis Rey, Church is my priority to visits, During the week they have
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Superb visit
We parked in the school car park next door but nobody seemed to mind. The mission is very peaceful and is still hom
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  • Duration: 2–3 hours
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