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Casa de la Guerra

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This is part of the Prasidio

The people in the visitor centre are very knowledgeable and helpful. You go round a set course (if... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2019
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Cute Museum - Not about a War

Accidentally happened upon this restored house while wandering about in arcades off of State... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
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This restored 19th-century adobe building captures the authentic feel of Santa Barbara of old.
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15 E de La Guerra St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2217
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Not very architecturally interesting, though well proportioned and well maintained. Fun for history buffs.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

The people in the visitor centre are very knowledgeable and helpful. You go round a set course (if you want to) which shows you aspects of life of the people who founded and ran the Presidio over the centuries. There are good diagrams and illustrations...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank UKTurkeyTrotter
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Accidentally happened upon this restored house while wandering about in arcades off of State Street. The house is named after the family who originally lived there -- de la Guerra -- and is a charming restoration. Tickets to this house get you into the Presidio...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mernie00
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Though it was a brief visit, our family encountered this museum via our compelling experience with the Santa Barbara Urban Adventure Quest. This Spanish family founded the city of Santa Barbara.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Duane H
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit if your into 1700’s history of Spanish rule of California. Interesting information to read and recreation of life in the Presidio. Almost free to visit and you can take your time. Highly recommend visiting this site if you’re into history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CookieTCB
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We could only walk around and peek into the great open doors. I know the history would be fascinating. Next time, a full tour for sure!!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank auvoir
Reviewed September 29, 2018

A small museum providing an interesting glimpse into the history of Santa Barbara and te role the Guerra family played.

Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Simple old style villa worth walking thru if in neigh boyhood and you like history...will take 15 min.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank keirenf
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The ticket to el presidio state historic park will also be valid to Casa de la Guerra. The minimal admission fee is to visit two historic places in Santa Barbara. The only problem is parking but the closes one is in the Casa de la...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Renato L
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The ticket to the presidio includes the Casa de la Guerra. A small museum spread out through several rooms of the house cover the history of the house and the family that lived there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sc00byD00byD00
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