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This mission is beautiful, tranquil and very informative.Stroll thru the gardens.. See the church, visit the mission and learn about San BuenaVentura (Ventura) they shortened the name years later,. Nice spot to take school age kids to teach them about the city from the Padres/fathers.
In Ventura for a few days and time to spare so we went to see the mission. Admission was $4 each as Seniors! The museum was not very instructive. The Mission Church much restored but very beautiful and worth a visit. It was all clean...More
The Mission was founded on March 31, 1782 and was the ninth Spanish mission and the last to be established by Father Junípero Serra. The mission was named after Saint Bonaventure, a 13th century Franciscan saint and Doctor of the Church. The Mission is small...More
Grounds well kept. Peaceful. Great history of California. Very small museum is worth taking the time to read the placards on the icons and items. Chapel is beautiful. Fountain is lovely. Really enjoyed my time visiting here.
The San Buenaventura mission is a beautifully preserved slice of history, and a place of calm and nature. If you are coming near, it would be a mistake to miss it... leave a note, wish or journal entry in the guest book! Stroll the beautiful...More