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Casa de Machado y Stewart

Neighbourhood: Old Town
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Address: 4002 Wallace St, Old Town, San Diego, CA 92110-2743
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Part of the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, this mansion features...

Part of the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, this mansion features artifacts that reflect what life was like in the Mexican and early-American periods of 1821 to 1872.

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Cool Little Stop While Visiting Old Town

This is a small museum. Something to stop and see while visiting Old Town. A good way to see how people lived in the early 1800. Not a whole lot here but something to add to the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a small museum. Something to stop and see while visiting Old Town. A good way to see how people lived in the early 1800. Not a whole lot here but something to add to the tour.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a quick stop if you are strolling through Old Town and interested in seeing a glimpse into the past. It is free and close to the other little museums mere steps away.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

If you visit this without a guide, I can't see how you'd get much out of it. Take the free walk tours starting at 10am and 2pm from the court house. They take you inside the house and explain the story. General Mochado lived in this house. Be built it near the river (where the trains now run). The walls... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

This is a very old home where you can see inside from outside viewing platforms. Preservation efforts are critical because the adobe brick looks to be deteriorating rapidly. The inside is no big deal: old tools and obsolete machinery, but if you drop by here, check out the worn paver tiles on the outside steps. Go here to read about... More 

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