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Mission Inn Museum

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Address: 3649 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3364
Phone Number: +1 909-784-0300
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09:30 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 16:30

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A must see for Christmas

My first time here and as a born New Yorker this place was truly amazing. Great for family and kid friendly. Anyone would be happy to see the inn and it's beautiful set up.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Caroline P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My first time here and as a born New Yorker this place was truly amazing. Great for family and kid friendly. Anyone would be happy to see the inn and it's beautiful set up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mission Inn Museum and its tour a worth a visit. The museum is small but holds a number of artifacts and historical photos of the nearly 150 year old Mission Inn. The tour itself lasted about 90 minutes, the tour docents were very knowledgable about the inn's history as well as the priceless art set throughout the Mission Inn.... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must do for the Christmas holiday, go the day after Thanksgiving for the lighting ceremony.have fun

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a smaller museum but it has everything that started Riverside. We spent about an hour there. It has old tin cans and dentistry stuff. Just interesting.

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love the night time here at the Mission Inn and the lights the vendors, ice skating ring. live bands on Fridays. Horse and carriage rides and many other fun things to do.

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Colton, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The mission Inn is not only a historical place to visit ,but also a wonderful place to hold any event you might have in mind.I have been to three school reunions, co-workers retirements weddings and birthday gatherings and numerous get together s. The mission has dinning and lodging as well as tours. The favorite of all events is the annual... More 

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Orange, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Enjoyed the artifacts from the Mission Inn's history. Being able to send a free postcard with their stamp on it was fun. President Taft's giant chair should be moved to the museum.

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Thank James F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

My family goes here every Christmas as a tradition for the buffet. The prime rib and waffles are the best I have ever had. Also enjoyed the shrimp cocktail and the kids mac and cheese was so good that my husband kept shamelessly visiting the kids table. Also a beautiful place to take family photo and little up outside is... More 

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Thank Jaime V
Mojave, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Riverside has a unique and diverse history...take the time to visit the museum to get just a small taste of the Mission Inn's humble beginnings, its hey day, and remodeling to its current glory! The Mission Inn is literally the jewel of the Inland Empire...come visit the museum, it's very interesting!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The museum itself will take about 20 minutes to look through, and read everything. If you want to understand the Mission Inn, or Frank Miller, it's necessary, but there's not much to it. It's rather disappointing for a museum that represents so much more. At least it's free...

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