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Junipero Serra Museum

2727 Presidio Dr, Presidio Park, San Diego, CA 92103-1053
+1 619-297-3258
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It is so sad to see this landmark structure in such poor condition

Shame on the City of San Diego for not caring for this beautiful jewel on the hill. It is such a... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Scott P
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San Diego, California
In need of TLC

I visited the museum and park last month for the first time in 13 years. I was so sad to see its... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Coco B
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You can learn about the history of the Missions in California here and while youre at it, ogle some lovely artifacts, like Spanish furniture dating back to the Renaissance.
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  • Average12%
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  • Terrible3%
23 May 2017
“Peaceful beautiful bit of history”
13 Dec 2017
“It is so sad to see this landmark structure in such poor condition”
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2727 Presidio Dr, Presidio Park, San Diego, CA 92103-1053
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Shame on the City of San Diego for not caring for this beautiful jewel on the hill. It is such a bad state of disrepair I fear it will be lost to history if the City does not invest in this important piece of our...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I visited the museum and park last month for the first time in 13 years. I was so sad to see its condition. No one seems to be taking care of it. I remember this place being so beautiful. What happened? There are cracks in...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We explored this gem on a quite day towards the end of the museum hours. It's a really lovely quiet place with great views and wonderful photo ops.

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

By visit to San Diego did not include a car but I chose to walk from the harbor area but to Old Town and on to the museum. There are other ways of getting there. The museum covers more than just Junipero Serra but has...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

I would highly recommend a quick visit here! The views are amazing. We learned a lot about Junipero Serra and the history of San Diego. The museum is small, but worth the visit. Warning: No handicap access for anyone in a wheelchair or difficulty with...More

Thank TravelAllMyDays
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is an excellent place for those that like history. It is placed on a hill overlooking San Diego. It is a great place to get some pictures of the museum and the surrounding city. The man at the desk will answer your questions and...More

Thank Brian S
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This hilltop museum founded in 1929 by city father George Marston that resembles a mission church has sweeping views of the city especially from the tower. In addition to the historic exhibits of early San Diego, you can watch a short video on early San...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is where San Diego was founded on July 16th of 1769, if you're a serious bicyclist then this is a great area to test your "climbing" skills, Presidio Park and the surrounding Old Town neighborhood have some nice curvy inclines. Serra Museum is a...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

My family loves history, so we went to the Serra Museum to connect with history. The Presidio area and Museum have been excavated from the original. The building is a 1929 replica of the assumed original. There is a cost to enter the building part...More

Thank Cheri M
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

As a San Diego native, I've been to this site many times - from school field trips to Sunday afternoons with family. Now 30 years later, I've been back and was disappointed with the condition of the property. Of course the noise level from the...More

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