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Coronado Visitor Center

1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
619 437 8788
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Ranked #9 of 16 Attractions in Coronado
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Other
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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.
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University Place, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The staff was great in providing us with info. and maps. They also have a very cute gift shop, and lots of books on Coronado.

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Ontario, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

they were helpful with setting up tours and information about local attraction and resturants.purchased ticket for a wonderful tour of the They were very helpful with information about tours, attractions and restaurants in the local area. We purchased tickets for a very informative tour of the Del Coronado Hotel.

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Coronado, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Centrally located on Orange Ave. in the middle of town the Visitor Center's friendly all volunteer staff offers a wealth of information seven days a week between the hours of 9-5. Also on offer: a wonderful array of maps, brochures and ideas not limited to Coronado, but including the entire San Diego Tourist Scene! In the same venue don't miss... More

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San diego
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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229 reviews 229 reviews
73 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
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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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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200 reviews 200 reviews
56 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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