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Old San Miguel Mission

403 El Camino Real St, Socorro, NM 87801-5106
+1 505-835-1620
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Beautiful old church

We drove by and they were having a (cool) Spanish-speaking mass. Took a few pics of the outside of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rosemary L
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Lovely and amazingly old

This is still the active Catholic church in Socorro. This is all the more exciting given that it... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Rita B
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403 El Camino Real St, Socorro, NM 87801-5106
+1 505-835-1620
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove by and they were having a (cool) Spanish-speaking mass. Took a few pics of the outside of the church and was impressed with how great condition it is in after hundreds of years.

Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is still the active Catholic church in Socorro. This is all the more exciting given that it was build in the early 1600s. I have always found this church to be a peaceful and serene spot. It is still lovely and well worth a...More

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

On our way from Albuquerque to White Sands National Monument we decided to visit the Old San Miguel Mission in Socorro. The church is very well maintained and looks beautiful. There is no admission fee for the church.There is ample parking nearby which is free.

1  Thank Ena G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The renovation of this church was amazing. It is a beautiful and sacred place. The view as you walk in is just breathtaking. You really need to see and EXPERIENCE this fabulous little church. Just amazing!

2  Thank emsgrammy
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This mission is very well kept. It is over 400 yrs old. There is a gift shop and restrooms. There is no fee. Family friendly.

2  Thank Mary P
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a must see if traveling to Socorro. The Mission has been rebuilt but still has the rustic look and feel of the past.

2  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My wife and I love history and this place was on our list to visit. We go there each time we are in town. Our dear friend in Socorro attends church there and gave us more history of the church. It is a great place...More

1  Thank tslicke
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This little church has been around since the 1600's! It has since and recently been remodeled and is beautiful!! Mass is held every Sunday at 8, 10 and Noon. The music is great and the masses are always full.

1  Thank stephanies635
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We probably spent maybe 20 minutes here in the beautiful old church, admiring the stained glass windows and the quiet solitude. The alter was decorated with Christmas trees on both sides as our visit was a couple of days after Christmas. Near the rear of...More

1  Thank ed o
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Restored church. Worth a 30 min visit. I think it maybe the tallest building in downtown Socorro. You can't miss it.

Thank thomas y
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