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Original Yuma/San Diego stage stop from the 1850's. Good displays of items explaining... read more

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989emmettm
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Small but very good displays

We visited the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park on a Monday and found this great little... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
gwfrydg48
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Parker, Colorado
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We visited the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park on a Monday and found this great little museum was open. We had visited the Maritime Museum and learned more about the shipping history so it was great to see the wagons and stagecoaches being the land transportation history. It's a small museum but its' packed with exhibits. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Came upon this place by chance and can't believe that its the subject of so few revies. For me it was one of the high points of my visit to Old Town. Okay, its not a slick operation - no av aids or modern technology but to see so many old stage coaches and wagons in one spot together with some fascinating old photographs and accounts from early pioneers made for a riveting visit. As my great grandfather was a teamster who crossed America from England to California long before I was born this museum held particular personal interest but I defy anyone not to be impressed by the exhibits. The upper floor of the museum is given over to native American artefacts including a spectacular headdress. The fact that this museum is free was amazing. In my opinion the Stables are a far more worthwhile attraction than the fee charging Whaley House which receives far more publicity!

Thank Alison52
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Nice tour. Learned a bit. Enjoyed seeing the freight wagons. Also enjoyed seeing the Studebaker wagons. But, many informational signs are ripped and difficult to read due to missing portions.

The barn is a reproduction. The wagons inside are preserved in their as found or donated condition.

Good visit.

Thank J-from-Marysville
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stopped in for an hour and enjoyed this welcoming State Museum in Old Town. You can only shop in so many of the tourist shops. Stop here to read some facts about historical carriages and western gear. It costs nothing which is unusual. Kids will enjoy this place just past the donkey exhibit.

Thank TucsonDaug
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This huge horse stable building used as horse carriage museum. The exhibits are so interesting for all ages to enjoy how the people in the past came to SanDiego from the East and other areas of US. On the second floor, the exhibitions devoted to Native American Indian handicrafts in this area. Importantly, it's free admission.

Thank jajavalB
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