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Mormon Battalion Historic Site

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Fun for the whole family and very educational

We were looking for something to do on a Sunday afternoon and stumbled upon this place. Free... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Syracuse, Utah
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I am interested in history. So when I heard at a museum dedicated to the Mormon Battalion I decided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greer, South Carolina
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were looking for something to do on a Sunday afternoon and stumbled upon this place. Free parking in the back (rare in SD) The happiest sister missionaries giving tours. We learned so much And had a fun time doing it. Everything is interactive and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HawaiiStateofMind
Reviewed 4 days ago

Overall, the tour and production were very well done and interesting, the facility was very clean, and the staff were very nice. HOWEVER, they seemed to take a lot of historical license with the facts presented. Everything was explained to give the impression that the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alicia F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am interested in history. So when I heard at a museum dedicated to the Mormon Battalion I decided to investigate. I was not disappointed. I thought it was well done and interesting. There was no attempt to push Mormonism. I particularly enjoed teh movie...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vidagreene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't expecting such an entertaining and interactive tour. I thought we'd walk around, look at photos and read signs. I was very surprised and happy with the tour. It was really interesting and kept me entertained as well. It is free and well worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank heidiz996
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely loved this experience! The presentation is VERY well done- it's extremely interactive (you sit at the campground, in the cabin, etc.) with some comedy while telling an incredibly moving story from different personal perspectives. It's a great family activity, as there are lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hayleypl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historic site focuses on early Mormon Settlers to the San Diego area and their journey from Illinois. It is very interactive and informative. At the end of the tour the children can pan for gold, "make" clay bricks, hand wash laundry. The tour follows...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank catherine h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My niece thinks this place is great, I thought it was pretty boring. Little kids might like the panning for gold and the talking pictures.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CarolccCNA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I felt pride in myself in just feeling the love put into continuing such a high standard of quality. Such a site was to be seen at the Morman Battalion Historic Site!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank john m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an interesting place. The production was a little on the cheesy side, but it was fun for people who like history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 12 January 2019

The ladies who greeted us were very nice and we were ushered into a room for an intro and then ushered into another room (with very uncomfortable seating) for a highly produced film, which was more about the faith that the Mormons had rather than...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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14 July 2018|
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Response from 91GrownYoungWoman | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is no gift shop but they'll take a picture of your group with their background and camera and give you the picture as a souvenir. And when you go in the tour to the gold pottery section you may take one... More
29 July 2016|
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Response from lxjuarez | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but please give them a call. Here is their number. 619 298 3317