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This is an old humble house in Petra town, where Fray Junipero Serra was born and lived in his... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
handreu
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Mallorca, Spain
Probably nice - check the opening hours

This guy is very famous in California - apparently he started a whole bunch of schools there. I... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
ausome_a
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Saint Junipero Serra (canonised in Washington by Pope Francis on 23 September 2015) was the founder of the Alta California mision. He founded a total of 21 missions. A unique figure in American and Mallorcan history.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Barracar Alt 6 8 10, 07520 Petra, Majorca, Spain
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+34 971 56 11 49
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

This is an old humble house in Petra town, where Fray Junipero Serra was born and lived in his young age. He was the Mallorquin monk who first explored and preached in California. It gives an interesting taste of history. Worth a visit if you...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This guy is very famous in California - apparently he started a whole bunch of schools there. I have friends in California, luckily, and one of them took me along to discover Fra Juniper Serra's birthplace. Petra is a gorgeous little town. The Museum is...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is a little gem of a museum in Petra, Mallorca. Dedicated to the missionary work of Junipero Serra who introduced Christianity to California and set up missions accross the state, many of which still exist today. A tour of the museum provide the visitor...More

Thank bri c
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Fray Junipero Serra Museum is the museum, where you can learn about the life and and religious missions of Juníper Serra, a monk of the 18th century, in the Northamerican territory. Here you also can see some pictures of people, which had related with the...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

When we arrived everything was locked up but the curators husband was sat out side. he went to fetch his wife and we had as much time as we wanted to look round. it is such an amazing story.

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Reviewed 28 December 2015

We didn't know anything at all about the real founder of California! We went to the small village of Petra and we found there this picturesque museum. It is very interesting and nice.

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