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Mission San Miguel Arcangel

775 Mission St, San Miguel, CA
+1 805-467-2131
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Historic Mission

This mission is beautifully preserved. This is a self guided tour for $3.00 admission. Even if you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, GA
Worth a quick visit - make sure you visit the museum

Founded in 1797, Old Mission San Miguel Archangel is located near the freeway exit and is well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Reno NV
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This mission was founded among the Salinas Indians, who inhabited the area in the 1700's.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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775 Mission St, San Miguel, CA
+1 805-467-2131
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This mission is beautifully preserved. This is a self guided tour for $3.00 admission. Even if you just stop to stretch your legs or take a few pictures take an hour or so to look around, you will be amazed at what you find. The...More

Thank zcar690
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Founded in 1797, Old Mission San Miguel Archangel is located near the freeway exit and is well worth a quick visit. The mission includes an excellent small museum which details life in and around the mission. You can visit the church and cemetery for free,...More

Thank Dave_in_Reno
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were able to mark this off our to do list. We have been trying to get to all the missions in California. Seniors are 55 and over so just $3 for the tour. Each mission is a little different though the courtyards are somewhat...More

Thank sandramT6254UV
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Founded in 1797, the 16th of 21 missions in the chain, it was named for Archangel Michael who was the chief of all angels and the Captain of the Armies of God. The gift shop is open from 10 am to 4:30 pm and is...More

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This is another of the beautiful California missions, situated along the 101. The museum -- admission for us seniors was $3.00 each (and well worth it) -- has a good annotated description of the articles plus a great history of the indigenous people who inhabited...More

Thank Grizingraz
Reviewed 5 May 2017

As we traveled up and down 101 for forty years, this Mission was always a mandatory stop. When our children studied the California Missions in fourth grade, we drove around, and visited many others, but this one was always our favorite. In the 1960's, they...More

3  Thank NYU62
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The self guided tour is well done and full of interesting information about early California. Well worth a visit.

Thank Harris G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I never knew we had standing missions in the US. This was a nice surprise and we just stumbled upon it following a sign on a whim! I will certainly visit again!

Thank Irene W
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Mission San Miguel was built in 1797 by the Franciscan order of the Catholic Church. It was built on this site because of the large number of Salinan Indians in the area that the Spanish priests wanted to evangelize. They offer a self guided tour...More

Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a great stop on 101, where the whole family can enjoy. Just keep in mind the mission closes pretty early (4:30PM).

1  Thank xiliu82
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Is this in reference to Numerology by any chance?
Hello, What is the cost to visit the mission? Thanks.
22 June 2015|
Response from Jim I | Reviewed this property |
At the most the cost is $5 per adult.