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Mission Inn Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Great Tour.

I loved our interesting tour of the Mission Inn. A great way to spend the day followed by a nice... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Trek57337753855
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Colton, California
make sure you take a tour of the Mission Inn

Be sure that you take the tour of the Mission Inn. It is very interesting and the hotel has so... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Nonprofit Museum and Foundation which preserves, interprets, and promotes the history of the National Historic Landmark Mission Inn Hotel & Spa.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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3696 Main St, Main Street Pedestrian Mall & Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501-2839
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All reviews christmas lights minute tour christmas season behind the scenes frank miller stained glass beautiful hotel nooks and crannies sunday brunch is gift shop docent tour local history great tour general public interesting facts beautiful place to visit walking tour
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I loved our interesting tour of the Mission Inn. A great way to spend the day followed by a nice lunch.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Be sure that you take the tour of the Mission Inn. It is very interesting and the hotel has so many interesting areas to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a 75min tour on a whim and really enjoyed the history of the Inn. We were lucky to have the tour guide to just the two of us. Highly recommend the tour and a stop.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ne1travel
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

More gift shop than museum, the displays of hotel founder Frank Miller’s Weird collection of curios is worth stopping in. It’s free too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jack W
Reviewed 17 October 2018

I recently attended a docnt lead tour of the iconic Mission Inn in Riverside.An inexpensive ,13 dollars with Triple A membership to learn about the Inn and its owners and founders.Our very knowledgeable guide Donna was patient with the group and kept us moving as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This hotel is the heart of Riverside and helped develop the city. The rooms are up to date and still have the old world charm. It is close to other Riverside attractions. Staff is very friendly and helpful. If you have time take the tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Mission Inn was a surprise. We missed our tour but more of a reason to come back for two nights instead of one. Our stay was an experience. Exploring the hotel was like discovering treasure. A photographers paradise. The nooks and crannies of this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank masterst0uch
Mission_Inn_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Mission Inn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review. The Mission Inn Museum (which is independent of the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa) offers several photography tours each year in additional to the regular daily interpretive tours of the building. We hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

Very informative tour of the creator of the hotel and early California history. Handicapped accessible.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank S6468LLrobertg
Mission_Inn_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Mission Inn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We try to include a healthy mix of Mission Inn, California, and national history since the hotel is a National Historic Landmark. Glad that your entire party was able to access and enjoy the experience!

Reviewed 18 September 2018

I went with hubby to see the Christmas lights. Very busy. Line went around the block to get in, but well worth it. Was disappointed we couldn't go into the hotel lobby thought to enjoy those decorations as well. last year they were beautiful.More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 1LadyKathy
Mission_Inn_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Mission Inn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review! The daily tours offered by the Mission Inn Museum during the Festival of Lights include the lobby, ground floor, and first floor of the hotel. It's one of the only ways to view the inside of the hotel during...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

What an incredible tour by docents! Would love to take more tours and see more areas. But that is to be expected on a weekend.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mission_Inn_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Mission Inn Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review! Weekends are definitely busier in the hotel however as you discovered, there is still so much to see and plenty to include in the 75-minute tour! We hope to see you back in the future at the...More

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Victoria A
24 July 2018|
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Response from Mission_Inn_Museum | Property representative |
Hi Victoria, We do not charge admission for the Museum. If you enjoy your visit, we would appreciate a $2 donation. To take a tour, it is $13 for guests 12 years old and over, free for children 11 years old and under. During... More
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nyl2014
7 May 2016|
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Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
That I am not sure of. Best to call and find out.
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cjdalrymple
22 April 2016|
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Response from Donna G | Reviewed this property |
As indicated by other responders, the hotel is ADA compliant and is wheelchair accessible. You should remember that this hotel was built long before all current requirements so the path you may have to take may be the "less... More
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