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Old Mission Santa Ines

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1760 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2625
+1 805-688-4815
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We enjoyed the self guided tour. The mission was close to downtown

We were on a trip to see California Missions with my ten year old grandson. We enjoyed seeing this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Monte D
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Campbell, California
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My mom likes to attend mass each time we get to stay in Solvang. She finds the congregation... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Victoria M
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Glendale, California
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“gift shop” (38 reviews)
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1760 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2625
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"self guided tour"
in 62 reviews
"gift shop"
in 38 reviews
"california history"
in 17 reviews
"catholic church"
in 9 reviews
"native americans"
in 7 reviews
"la purisima"
in 5 reviews
"working church"
in 4 reviews
"lots of history"
in 7 reviews
"rose garden"
in 5 reviews
"history buff"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 13 reviews
"downtown solvang"
in 12 reviews
"lapin"
in 4 reviews
"lovely grounds"
in 6 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 4 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 4 reviews
"small museum"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

We were on a trip to see California Missions with my ten year old grandson. We enjoyed seeing this Mission and its' grounds and taking the self guided tour after our breakfast downtown. The collection of old Mission garments were amazing! We had a very...More

Thank Monte D
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My mom likes to attend mass each time we get to stay in Solvang. She finds the congregation welcoming. She finds it so peaceful.

Thank Victoria M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Usually when you visit a mission there is a lot of history. Here it felt more like an old working church, abandoned because this isn't the primary religion of the area, open to tour.....Honestly it was "fine". Good for a 30 minute side trip if...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens...interesting old cemetery...easy walk from the center of town...wonderful vistas...nice places to sit in the shade...

Thank paulC8511HO
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Only $5 admission. Offers a great guided tour for groups if you call in advance to arrange a time. Great location and easy access at the edge of the city - right next to the Corque Hotel. A quality gift shop. Large parking area for...More

Thank vermeling
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

There is so much history here and while this one isn't huge it is interesting how it is was out here in farmland. Check it out if you are in town and add it to your Mission visits, We drove into San Diego to visit...More

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We found the mission on a morning walk on our little stay in Solvang. We all enjoyed wandering around the grounds reading about the history of the mission. We also did the self guided tour of the museum for $5 an adult. The church, gardens...More

Thank Tash G
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

The Old Mission is a great place to visit. Beautiful grounds, gardens. Very peaceful. Many historical exhibits. The gift shop has many great books that were very inexpensively priced. I bought 2. I would go back again

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Lots of walking on this property. But quiet and peaceful. Can see excavation spot. Hard to imagine so many Indians living in one area. Church ceremony was going on at the time we were there. Catholic/Mission churches are always so interesting and beautiful inside.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Used to come here on field trips as a kid, and now we take our own son here when we're in town. Big large old mission right in the middle of town. Old, historic and very austere. Beautiful grounds and lots of history to soak...More

Thank Jason D
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jenniferh1229
June 13, 2018|
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Answered my own question! Haha 9-4:30 daily except major holidays...$5 for adults and children under 12 are free! =) did some more digging and located
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Don B
January 3, 2017|
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Response from forevergypsy60 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about one mile to center of the town of Solvang.
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dew1972
October 21, 2016|
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Response from CarrieAr | Reviewed this property |
i'm not sure. In the areas we went it was ground floor or pathways and the doors were wide enough. My suggestion would be to call and check to know for sure though.
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