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Mission Inn Museum

Address: 3649 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501
Phone Number: 909-784-0300
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Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Riverside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Missions, Museums
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Missions, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Went on a tour during the Festival of Lights & was very disappointed. From what I had read online I expected to see much more of the inn. Some of the things I REALLY wanted to see was the rotunda stair case & the beautiful chapel. We were not permitted to see either. In addition to not fulling getting to... More 

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Los Angeles
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279 reviews 279 reviews
233 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We were so excited to come to the Mission Inn for the first time and take the Tour during the Christmas season. We booked the 4 pm tour and it was billed to be 90 minutes, and we thought we would see the lights. We came early and saw the museum, which wasn't bad but it is small. Then we... More 

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Orange, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed seeing the Christmas spendor of lights at the Mission Inn, Disneylandish. We enjoyed getting away from the crowds by stepping into the hotels cozy bar with live music for a nice Christmas cheer. This is a great one time event if you don't mind the drive and the crowds.

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Pasadena, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My husband and I recently came to see the Christmas lights, which we decided to do based on reviews we read online. Many websites rate this as one of the best things to do in our area at Christmas. I don't know if I would go that far, but the lights were really nice and well-done. It was very crowded... More 

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Irvine, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The Museum is also their store with all types of Christmas items now. BEFORE you take the docent-led tour, allow yourself 30 minutes to read through the small museum as it gives you the essential background data that will help. The docents lead great tours of the Historic Mission Inn -- the best way to get around because unless you... More 

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Santa Barbara, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I love looking back how time use to be. Seeing actual artifacts that have survided time is an event in itself.

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Southern California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love this shop with all of the Riverside and Mission themed gifts. Staff are very nice and even let our poodle come in to shop.

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florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a terrific place to go to get an overview of this area and the Mission Inn. Lots to see and read. Enjoyed it

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California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
16 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

I went in here today to purchase metal pressed and stamped christmas ornaments as gifts for my friends. They have yours here available during the day. There are several hotel artifacts and you can spend over an hour here, with a knowledgeable staff to answer your questions.

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The place is so historical, there are Docients that care for the pix and documents. A really cool afternoon.

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