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Coronado Visitor Center

1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3407
+1 619-437-8788
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The Coronado Visitor Center is located in the lobby of the Museum of History and Art. This should be your first stop when you get to this charming and historic beach town. Friendly volunteers provide complimentary maps, brochures, discount tickets and information about events and attractions in Coronado. The Visitor Center offers docent-led tours of the historic Hotel del Coronado and the charming downtown. Open Mon through Fri, 9am to 5pm, weekends 10am to 5pm.
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1100 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3407
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"tent city"
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"coronado island"
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"nice display"
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"worth a stop"
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"lots of history"
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"san diego"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Look for the giant, block-long bank building on Orange Street; on the corner is the entry for the Visitor Center. This is a great place to pick up maps, get some recommendations, and ask those tourist-y questions. The Info desk staff also doubles as staff...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place to visit. Informative helpers and nice display of the area history. They also offer reduced price tickets for the Trolley, and have public bathrooms.

Thank MNLit
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The center offers historical info, an occasional video presentation, and a nice gift shop. There are brochures about just about every attraction in Coronado and the staff is helpful. If you seek a unique gift or memory piece of Coronado, this should be your first...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Worth a stop for the museum and friendly staff. Good prices on attractions. They also have a little gift shop. Easily found in the heart of everything.

Thank oldstocks
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The Visitors Center offers a really quick history and pictures of more gracious days in the past. Learn about the beautifully all wooden dining room, the tent city and the many celebrities who have called Hotel Del home for a day or two.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Stop by the Coronado Visitor Center. It will not take you long to see all the pictures etc. that they have there. Quite an interesting little place.

Thank Jannie T
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This was visually a lovely building. The employees were helpful. They were busy in a steady stream of people.

Thank KBMinnesota49
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Visitor Center on Orange is not just a place to get information from a person, but it offers you the opportunity to visit a very nice museum on the Del and other aspects of this part of the Point. They have plenty of information...More

Thank Charles M
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We took the Ferry for $9.50 and walked 3 miles around the Island. Spent the evening @ El Coronado Hotel. Great drinks and food. The beach is very nice.

Thank Milagros N
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

You can learn a lot about the island, and surrounding area by going through the center here. There are photos and displays galore telling you all about the early days of San Diego and it's quite interesting how the land was aquired, and the hotel...More

Thank Roger B
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prevere
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marketing--to make you want to go.
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