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Mission San Buenaventura

225 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001
+1 805-643-4318
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Well preserved nusduon

As a person who has seen most of the CA missions, this mission is well preserved as it is still... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Benicia, California
via mobile
Nice Museum~ Beautiful Church

This is worth the price of admission to see. Several old pieces inside the museum , small garden... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Nadia M
Los Angeles, California
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225 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001
+1 805-643-4318
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a person who has seen most of the CA missions, this mission is well preserved as it is still used as a church today. The grounds are well kept, but the typical “normal” buildings that would have surrounded this mission (if they ever existed)...More

Thank hutchss
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is worth the price of admission to see. Several old pieces inside the museum , small garden. Church is beautiful with well cared for ambiance. This would be a 1-2 hour trip

Thank Nadia M
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Unlike most other missions this one is right in the middle of a busy street. So parking not as easy as at some of the other missions. Buildings and religious art in great shape.

Thank radar60
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I am a big history buff and have visited almost all of the California Missions. This has been the smallest one and took about 15 minutes to see. The staff however on this one is not very engaging or happy to work there like the...More

1  Thank StonewallJackson2015
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Lovely old church and peaceful little garden with a nice little museum. A nice respite from crowded Main Street. The church is really lovely with old beams and candles. This was the last of the California missions personally founded by Serra - well worth the...More

Thank Koda
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We enjoyed walking through this mission. Beautiful courtyard and small but interesting museum. Enjoy downtown after your visit.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Been to five missions in CA and this is my favorite. Lovely...and right on then main street of downtown Ventura. Cute little town with shops and restaurants. Park located right across the street. Put this on your bucket list!

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We are familiar with most all the California Missions. So, even though the total scale of the museum and land area is small compared to other Missions, this was a pleasant stop. The museum while compact, is really a great introduction to Mission history. The...More

Thank TDelRio
Reviewed 15 September 2017

What a great family outing the garden's are beautiful, the Mission is just as beautiful. very relaxing

Thank Tanya W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A beautiful historic Mission with beautiful and peaceful grounds. If you love history, you will love this stop

Thank Kay932
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15 April 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about Eater services but regular Sunday services are at 7:30,9;10:30 Spanish and 12:15
Terry G
4 January 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. On Sunday it's 7:30am, 9:00am, and 12:15pm.