Take in the well-preserved history at Mission San Juan Capistrano and tour the museum exhibits inside and throughout the 2 hectares (10 acres) grounds. Originally founded in 1775, the mission was built as a completely self-sufficient community and became a center for industry, religion, and agriculture. Try your hand at Native American basket weaving, pan for gold, or attempt an adobe brick-making session. Tickets include an audio tour; guided tours are available throughout the week. Mission San Juan Capistrano is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
Tours To Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Duration: 6 to 8 hours
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Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Mission San Juan Capistrano Reviews
Always wanted to come to visit San Juan Capistrano Mission but never had the chance. This time, we were on our way to stay at the Ritz-Carlton in DanaPoint and made a point to stop by here. It didn’t.... more »
So much history! So beautiful! We didn’t allow enough time and regret it. It’s like Alcatraz, make sure you allow enough time! more »
You can get a good feel for the history of this spot. There's enough written to inform and not be boring. It's large enough to be able to spend as much time indoors as out and have an enjoyable couple of hours. I would say it's not for the very young though.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THIS MISSION. Great place to teach your kids about Spanish/Mexican heritage dating back to 1776. The history behind this landmarks is amazing! Enjoyed reading the story about the annual return of the Cliff Swallows and learning the true mission of Saint Junipero Serra. Had a great time learning about our heritage with my family, my kids had an awesome time. Definitely coming back soon.
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