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Mission San Buenaventura

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Address: 225 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: 805 643 4318
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enjoy the peace and quite

truly a lovey step back in time....very peaceful and they still have services there I think. A long time community favorite for all

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Ventura, California, United States
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Ventura, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

truly a lovey step back in time....very peaceful and they still have services there I think. A long time community favorite for all

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Check out the safe that still remains in the worship space for offerings heldover from stagecoach days, complete with vintage Wells Fargo artwork.

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Caldwell, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Quiet, peaceful, great architecture for the period, nice gardens, a good place to see, pick a cloudy day because it does get hot with very little breeze

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Ventura, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Ventura's mission is a beautiful mission, but I wouldn't travel out of my way to see it. If you find yourself in Ventura, then it is worth an hour or so to visit. The grounds are beautiful as is the church. The little gift shop is nice to visit. The location on Main Street with lots of interesting little shops... More 

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San Ramon, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My husband and I have it in our goals to visit all of the Missions, so we have seen some of the grandest and some of the most basic. We'd rate this one very high and interesting, with beautiful grounds. Its worth it to park at the end of the pedestrian walkway near the rose garden and walk up to... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Love going to missions...they are not only historic, but so quiet and peaceful. The mission is close to antique shops which are fun to explore.

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Palmdale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I love the old mission garden and the little museum and shop! The church is beautiful! Always gives me a sense of peace to visit. And it is close to many wonderful thrift and antique stores full of treasures just waiting to go home with you! The Albinger Archaeological Museum is a must see next door!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We are from Boston and, of course, we are surrounded by traditional and popular historic sites. However, learning the the story of why all the missions were along the California Mission Trail was fascinating.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It is a beautiful late 1700s Spanish mission that has a pretty garden and an excellent gift shop. The tour is self guided and you have plenty of time to see the works.

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Mission San Buenaventura is tucked into the historic downtown part of Ventura, California. It is an educational and interesting place to visit. The mission itself is full of history. This was the ninth California mission and the last that Father Junipero Serra founded. There is a small museum at the mission with Chumash and mission artifacts that is worth seeing.... More 

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Additional Information about Mission San Buenaventura

Address: 225 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: 805 643 4318
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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