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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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Christmas Time is Best

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Take the tour and along with the weekend buffet, you have yourself a great evening. The tour gives you insight into the history of the hotel and a Riverside memory that you won't have elsewhere. There's a small museum you'll visit as well.

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Riverbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

It was very neat to see all the stars that have visited the hotel. They also had some parrots that talked to the guests outside and their pool and outdoor area was beautiful

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Additional Information about Mission Inn Museum

Address: 3649 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501
Phone Number: 909-784-0300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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