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Coronado Visitor Center

1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
619 437 8788
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Ranked #9 of 14 attractions in Coronado
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: The Coronado Visitor Center is located in the lobby of the Museum of History and Art. This should be your first stop when you get to this charming and... more » Owner description: The Coronado Visitor Center is located in the lobby of the Museum of History and Art. This should be your first stop when you get to this charming and historic beach town. Friendly volunteers provide complimentary maps, brochures, discount tickets and information about events and attractions in Coronado. The Visitor Center offers docent-led tours of the historic Hotel del Coronado and the charming downtown. Open Mon through Fri, 9am to 5pm, weekends 10am to 5pm. « less
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San diego
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

This was the most ridiculous thing I have ever done in my life . It began with the tour guide speaking under a tree for literally 30 minutes about history that had nothing to do with the hotel. He started talking about Christopher Columbus. That tour was over 2 hours long and you see nothing. You can just go to... More

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Saddle River NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Museum of history and art is in the visitor center in down town Coronado This exhibit will stay until Jan 30, you should come and see it, the information on training is well presented. the Navy SEAL foundation receives 10 % from the admission proceeds. We have seen the seals train on the sands while staying in the stand area.... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Nice visitor center tucked in with a great restaurant and a museum. Always interesting to stop in and be sure to attend the talks they have from time to time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

The staff at the Del were very attentive and were geared to meet reasonable requests. We had a great stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stopped here first before going to eat or visit the beach. They were so nice, offering us coupons, a list of eateries, and suggestions. We accepted coupons for Miguel's which was a couple of blocks away.

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Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Great little museum to get some background history on Coronado--lovely antiques from the Del Coronado, and vintage clothing. Be sure to get any restaurant coupons at the desk--handy!

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The staff are helpful and full of suggestions. lf you should be stuck for something or somewhere to go; always a welcoming smile.

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I saw online that the Coronado Visitor Center and History Museum were free. I have paid $$ and not been to a place as fabulous as this! They have fantastic interactive displays of Coronado history with an emphasis on boating and the Hotel Del Coronado. The woman working the desk was friendly and very helpful. I can't say enough good... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Easy to find and lots of ideas on what to do & see and where to go whilst in Coronado. Also contains a gift section. Worth a visit to get orientated upon arrival.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

There is an interesting history of Coronado in the Museum section of the visitors section. It also had an exhibition on the Kingston Trio when we were there. The staff recommend things to see around Coronado, that is why we saw the play, which was a very good idea.

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