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Mission San Miguel Arcangel

775 Mission St, San Miguel, CA
+1 805-467-2131
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Very authentic. Right off 101

For a quick very interesting taste of history, give this place a go when travelling along 101... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Matt T
San Juan Capistrano, California
Easy stop

This place is just off 101 freeway. Very easy stop on your way and worthy visit even without paying... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Los Angeles, California
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This mission was founded among the Salinas Indians, who inhabited the area in the 1700's.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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775 Mission St, San Miguel, CA
+1 805-467-2131
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

For a quick very interesting taste of history, give this place a go when travelling along 101. Even just to walk around for 15 to 20 mins for a break from driving is well worth it. We stayed for about 45 mins, and enjoyed every...More

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This place is just off 101 freeway. Very easy stop on your way and worthy visit even without paying for the tour. There is a little cemetery on the right side of the church. Three starts only because I think the churches should be open...More

Thank michaelfaitl
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The church is not open unless you pay. Not sure this is quite right. I did pay to go in the mission and most of it is blocked off and you can not access most of the mission or grounds. Chains prevent this. Some nice...More

Thank sandygreenberg
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We were there before the mission opened so we just go pictures from the outside. The bell tower is quite pretty.

Thank deborah r
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

While here i wanted to see the mission. It was closed for tours for the day, but we were able to walk around the grounds and took some pictures of the outside and the old bell tower. The sanctuary is very ornate. It was still...More

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I lived in the village of San Miguel as a child and love to come back to the mission when I'm in the area. The mission has been preserved and is probably not different than when it was built in 1797. The grounds have a...More

Thank crazypilotgirl
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This mission is beautifully preserved. This is a self guided tour for $3.00 admission. Even if you just stop to stretch your legs or take a few pictures take an hour or so to look around, you will be amazed at what you find. The...More

Thank zcar690
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Founded in 1797, Old Mission San Miguel Archangel is located near the freeway exit and is well worth a quick visit. The mission includes an excellent small museum which details life in and around the mission. You can visit the church and cemetery for free,...More

Thank Dave_in_Reno
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were able to mark this off our to do list. We have been trying to get to all the missions in California. Seniors are 55 and over so just $3 for the tour. Each mission is a little different though the courtyards are somewhat...More

Thank sandramT6254UV
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Founded in 1797, the 16th of 21 missions in the chain, it was named for Archangel Michael who was the chief of all angels and the Captain of the Armies of God. The gift shop is open from 10 am to 4:30 pm and is...More

Thank Walker S
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12 September 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Is this in reference to Numerology by any chance?
22 June 2015|
Response from Jim I | Reviewed this property |
At the most the cost is $5 per adult.