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Mormon Battalion Historic Site

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Address: 2510 Juan Street, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 619-298-3317
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FABULOUS!!! The museum has undergone renovations that were wonderful. The tour was upbeat and interactive. My four children loved getting to participate and then pan for gold... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

FABULOUS!!! The museum has undergone renovations that were wonderful. The tour was upbeat and interactive. My four children loved getting to participate and then pan for gold and make bricks at the end of the tour. They had a washing area with water you could pump and a well. I have three special need children and they all left taking... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I felt trapped in a fake situation. The new building is not an historic landmark. It serves as a place for you watch video after video while someone dressed up tells you about the Mormon religion. I wanted to hear about history, but instead I was becoming part of an event that had little to do with it. Fortunately, I... More 

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Payson, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was an interactive museum that taught the history of Mormon settlers in San Diego. Interesting and fun for kids! Panning for gold too cool!

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Stgeorge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I liked this stop. It is a good place to look for family names if you are into family history and genealogy. I found two men that were part of my family in the Mormon Battalion Historic Site, which was a pretty interesting find. Finding and searching the data bases were easy as it was done by interactive computer screens.... More 

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Jamaica, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

As part of San Diego's Old Town it contained history, shopping, food, fun and a great setting. Definitely an enjoyable outing 😊

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Chico, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The site is conveniently located in San Diego's Old Town, so visitors interested in the 19th century roots of the city can also learn about this little-told chapter. Interactive exhibits using film and live actors lead small groups of visitors through the 2,000-mile march of this U.S. Army battalion composed of recruits from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day... More 

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Gilbert
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place is a great place to take your family and learn a piece of history for the area. We visited with our 13 grandchildren all under the age of 11 years old. The tour is informative and interactive with hands on experience. We all really enjoyed it. And best of all it is free!

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Springville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place was very interesting. We had a lot of fun as a couple, and think that kids would love the tour that is given out!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

kind of a one off place for us. interesting add to the historical perspective of the USA. worth a stop just for the novelly of the site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My husband and I were vacationing and decided to check out Old Town where we ran into this museum. It was so fun! Two young women (LDS Missionaries) dressed in period clothing took us on a 45 minute tour that told the story of the Mormon battalion who came to San Diego for the U.S. Army. There was a movie... More 

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Additional Information about Mormon Battalion Historic Site

Address: 2510 Juan Street, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 619-298-3317
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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