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Mission San Francisco Solano

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This mission is noted for having been founded under Mexican rule.
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114 Spain St. at First St., Spain, Sonoma, CA
+1 707-938-1519
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely old world mission from the old King's Highway, smaller than most of the other missions in California, but lovely still.

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 21st and final mission I visited while on a motorcycle trip was Mission San Francisco Solano in Sonoma. The Mission was founded July 4, 1823 as the 21st, final and northernmost Mission. It was the only mission built in Northern California after Mexico gained...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this as the signage is too discrete. The inside does a good job of interpreting the history of this and the other missions in the Spanish Catholic archipelago of which this was the northernmost, as well as the the various political changes...More

Thank Wayne-Librarian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Mission was the last of 21 Missions in California, and my 21st Mission to visit. Conveniently located across from the town square, which is also historically significant. Sonoma is a great place to visit for a few days and there are other historical buildings....More

Thank Dionges1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very interesting history exhibits with a garden. The state ranger was knowledgeable and engaging about answering questions. Worth a visit.

Thank LaurettaYoung
Reviewed 18 July 2018

worth popping in briefly, especially to see all the paintings of other missions. Beautiful building and helpful staff.

1  Thank Billy_WizzKent
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The mission in Sonoma is a nice visit while in town. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the history of the building was interesting to read about. The $3 admission also gets you into the barracks and Vallejo home nearby. Well worth a...More

2  Thank lirwin13
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The remains of Mission San Francisco Solano is settled in Sonoma city, California. The place contains the old small church and a small museum that brings important information about the mission itself and the other missions of California. This site has educational and historical significance.

1  Thank carmengonzalezh
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This is a nice visit to see the third registered landmark of California. This is also the only mission commissioned by the Mexican government. It’s a small place and takes about an hour to get through it all.

1  Thank itsxjackie
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is the last m California Mission to have been established and reflects so much more of the early California History before the Gold Rush when most people think California history began. So much more to find for history buffs with this mission being the...More

1  Thank sonomamcb
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Carrie P
13 August 2018|
Response from tahoemcb |
There are on site docent led tours/guides on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 10 am until 4 pm, so advise visiting on any of those days.Saturdays are typically the most busy.