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Museo de las Misiones de Baja California

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Very clean and organized. A small fee to enter. Allow a lot of time to read the placards on the... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Indio, California
Small, but a must see.

A very interesting and educational museum with some fascinating exhibits. A visit to this museum... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Very clean and organized. A small fee to enter. Allow a lot of time to read the placards on the displays in English or Spanish. Very nice collection of historic maps. They keep a constant eye on you as you browse. The restroom should only...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

You pay a little money to get in but it's worth it if your are a history buff. Lot's of neat, old items, up close and personal. You can take lots of pictures but no flash. It gave me a better idea of the history...More

Thank Ponderosajoe
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A very interesting and educational museum with some fascinating exhibits. A visit to this museum gives the visitor an insight into the history of the place and the way of life of the folks in days gone by.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Wow. Museums can’t really get away with this any more. Painting the history of the region as the work of benevolent and scholastic saviours with barely a word about having almost wiped out virtually every Indigenous person on the peninsula is a marvel. The colonizers...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

As one of, if not THE first mission in the Californias, the attached museum features artifacts and information about the priests who founded the mission and their time.

Reviewed 20 January 2018

Our group of 40+ enjoyed this museum. It is fairly basic, but we enjoyed seeing artifacts and reading about the unique history of the Baja and BCS.

Thank Paul-Jann V
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Small museum with authentic items from pre-Spanish invasion to 20th century. One of the many Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia sites found throughout Mexico, both on Baja and the mainland. Simple displays with explanations in Spanish and English. Some unusual items in this collection.

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We visited the sleepy town of Loreto and the Mission was worth the trip. Self guided tour is about $6 USD and lots of amazing artifacts to view.

Thank backgammon65
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I love taking visitors to the tourist areas in town, because I get to see the changes and improvements that are taking place. The museum has added historical notes in English which makes it so much better for English speaking visitors to understand and appreciate...More

Thank Lorraine K
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place shows how the region started and how it became what it is today, has a lot of antics and the people there are very helpful in explaining what they were used for...

Thank Antonio R
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