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Mission Inn Museum

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Address: 3649 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501
Phone Number: 909-784-0300
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Holiday Tradition

A tradition for our family during the holidays. Carriage rides, ice skating, reindeer, music, food, and of course over a million Christmas lights.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Ontario, California
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Ontario, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A tradition for our family during the holidays. Carriage rides, ice skating, reindeer, music, food, and of course over a million Christmas lights.

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Moreno Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great place to go during the holiday season and see all of the people around that beatiuful Mission Inn. Love the ice rink on the mall area behind the hotel, and so many lights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you go during Christmas time, the whole section of building, carriages, and everywhere you go is fully decorated in lights galore. They have an ice-skating rink, and many of the cool shops, as well as street vendors. (I suggest the kettle corn- it's wonderful!). The Cinderella Carriage that they have is really pretty and takes you around the place,... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

wander around this place and enjoy the history...it feels like an old Spanish hacienda. It also smells like oranges, and I guess you can snag an orange from the tables since they are plentiful. We did not do that, but it is a good place to wander and ponder.

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I have lived in Riverside for many years and had never really visited the Mission Inn until I brought my wife to show her around our most famous landmark. The grounds have always been spectacular and even so much more decorative during Christmas time. Seeing as it wasn’t Christmas time, I still wanted to show her around and ate a... More 

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Kandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I showed up for Brunch and it was really good. I really enjoyed it. The view is great. It's a great atmosphere. Go and you will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Christmas at the Mission Inn is spectacular and a must to see. Many Christmas Trees, oh so many lights everywhere. Best of all are the animated figures along the walking path. You can also have dinner outside or in. A trip there one a year does not get boring. There is so much too see!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

i find historic things boring if you have to wait for someone to talk and tell you. i'm more of a fast paced DIY type of explorer, so i hated waiting for the tour guide to finish so we could move on to the next place HOWEVER, the tour was great and i learned some things that i would not... More 

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Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We decided to take the tour on the first day. Our docent Marla was great fun and so informed. You learn so much "stuff" from these wonderful volunteers. Thanks Marla. Great tour. Learn about the "stuff". haha

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Loma Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Always a Wonderful place to go not just at Christmas but at any time during the year. During the month of Dec it is truly awesome.

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