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McCoy Museum House

4002 Wallace St, San Diego, CA 92110-2743
+1 619-220-5422
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Slice of history

This building is a reconstruction of the original, two-storey, wood-frame house originally built... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
shri5
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Pune
An introduction to the 'Old Town'

One of a collection of historic buildings that make up the 'Old Town' the museum is worthy of a... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Escape-overseas
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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25 Jun 2017
“Slice of history”
3 Jan 2017
“An introduction to the 'Old Town'”
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4002 Wallace St, San Diego, CA 92110-2743
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

This building is a reconstruction of the original, two-storey, wood-frame house originally built for Sheriff James McCoy. It contains exhibits depicting Old Town's transition from a Mexican pueblo to an American frontier town. Walking distance from the Old Town transit trolley station.

Thank shri5
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

One of a collection of historic buildings that make up the 'Old Town' the museum is worthy of a visit to get a feeling for the history. During our visit there was a young lady in costume sewing in the 'parlour'. Entrance is free.

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This attraction isn't open often apparently, according to the woman running the walking tour. Luckily one of the attendees was doing a project on the McCoys and we were shown it. Quite a small and interesting museum. Has some restored rooms set up as they...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The only thing I found interesting here was a large diarama of what Old Town use to look like. There was a helpful tourist info person who gave us directions and a map to the Mormon Batalion. We were in and out of here in...More

Thank Saskheat
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

Just an introduction to Old Town. A pleasant enough stop and bathrooms. Lots of photos and narcotic about the history of the town.

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 6 August 2013

This is not an original building, but the rebuilt home of James McCoy, a 19th century San Diego politician. It provides an interesting, concise history of the area that includes the Native people and Californios who contributed much to that history and the making of...More

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