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Casa de la Guerra

15 E de La Guerra St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2217
+1 805-966-6961
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History of Santa Barbara

Walking tour of historic downtown Santa Barbara today with my wife and Sister. The visitor center... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steven M
via mobile
Restored Historical Site

This is an interesting restored historical site containing several rooms with exhibits and... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Oklahoma City, OK USA
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This restored 19th-century adobe building captures the authentic feel of Santa Barbara of old.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“walking tour” (2 reviews)
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15 E de La Guerra St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2217
+1 805-966-6961
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking tour of historic downtown Santa Barbara today with my wife and Sister. The visitor center hostess did a great job of telling us the history of the site and showed us a very well down video of the home site. It’s a must visit...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is an interesting restored historical site containing several rooms with exhibits and explanatory material. The staff was very helpful and friendly.

Thank SoonerSteve
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Another of Santa Barbara's restored historic sites. This one was once the home of the renowned De La Guerra family during the old Spanish days. Quick to see and enjoy. It's about a 21 second walk above State st. on De La Guerra street ....More

Thank tenbojz
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We really enjoyed the red brick walking tour published on the city map available at the visitor center. We took a drizzly day and turned it into a fun time. There are some wine tasting rooms along the way. Our only criticism was that there...More

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a great place to go to get a feel of what it would have been like to be a part of the garrison stationed in Santa Barbara way back when. Very nicely put together. One can really get a feel of what it...More

Thank julian h
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This traditional Spanish hacienda style quadrangle is an important historic building complex of the early Spanish conquest. Traditional adobe construction, the rooms look into an interior patio. There are always new exhibitions that relate to the Spanish period of occupation in California.

Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This well preserved original dwelling is described in Two Years Before the Mast. It is a wonderful historical preservation. Don't miss the opportunity to go to a concert or play in the courtyard. Visit the house, itself, when it is open to the public.

Thank gordon b
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Casa de la Guerra was recreated/reconstructed about 20 years ago on the original site where it was more than 175 years ago. (Prior to the reconstruction, this portion of the street had some shops.) This was a residence and was important because it was a...More

Thank kellygal_10
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Casa de la Guerra is in the heart of Santa Barbara. One can just imagine how life was years ago. The place is well kept, and often hosts events such as Fiesta, wedding receptions, posadas, Día de los Muertos celebration, etc. A can't miss when...More

Thank MonGioSB
Reviewed 6 May 2016

It's well preserved, free, and a wonderful walk through while you are strolling up or down State St. See some actual California history without having to make a special trip.

Thank s h
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