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Seeley Stables

4002 Wallace St, Old Town, San Diego, CA 92110-2743
+1 619-220-5422
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Get out of the Gyp Joints & Visit this Cute Free Museum

We stopped in for an hour and enjoyed this welcoming State Museum in Old Town. You can only shop... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
TucsonDaug
,
Tucson
Good idea using horse stable as museum for educating about tranportation in the old days in San Diego

This huge horse stable building used as horse carriage museum. The exhibits are so interesting for... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
jajavalB
,
Bangkok
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Museum that consists of a reconstructed stable and barns that house a collection of horse-drawn buggies, wagons, carriages and other western memorabilia.
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  • Very good47%
  • Average5%
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4002 Wallace St, Old Town, San Diego, CA 92110-2743
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stopped in for an hour and enjoyed this welcoming State Museum in Old Town. You can only shop in so many of the tourist shops. Stop here to read some facts about historical carriages and western gear. It costs nothing which is unusual. Kids...More

Thank TucsonDaug
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This huge horse stable building used as horse carriage museum. The exhibits are so interesting for all ages to enjoy how the people in the past came to SanDiego from the East and other areas of US. On the second floor, the exhibitions devoted to...More

Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

At first I didn't think I would enjoy stopping at Steeley stables but I really did enjoy seeing all the different carriages and reading up on some of the history of the place. While I did not stay long, I did stay long enough to...More

Thank Jimmie H
Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you are in Old Town, this is a must see. The stable is filled with historical artifacts and provides insight into the lives of the early inhabitants. The wagons and carriages were impressive. The museum is free.

1  Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is one of the better museums in Old Town. It is also one of the larger ones. They have a great collection of wagons, coaches and a lot of western artifacts. It is spread over two floors. I did not watch it, but they...More

Thank Briman747
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

What an amazing collection from days of old. It's free but do take donations if you choose to. Lots of displays, coaches, pictures and historical items of interest. Well done!

Thank Chiefly1
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Seeley Stables is one of the several historic buildings / museums in San Diego Old Town. Within are carriages and tack from those days when horses where the main means of transportation. The space is two stories, the second being open in the center...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I didn't plan to do this, but I had an extra hour in Old Town and just walked in. Admission was free, but donations are welcome! It was just a small museum with stagecoaches and stories about the wild west. It wouldn't have been something...More

Thank geologymom
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is not one of your up front, dynamic museums. It is on the site of the original stables of a transportation company set up in the 1850s. A lot of the exhibits are apparently quite rare:an old ox drawn carreta (small freight wagon) from...More

Thank Meg107
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

A very interesting free museum in Old San Diego. Very informative with quite a bit to see all kind of wagons, coaches and means of transportation from the 19th century. I also really liked the saddles etc exhibits on the 2nd floor.

Thank Pomerols
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